Scenes from Inland Steel Company plant in East Chicago, Indiana. Men work in a plant. Raw materials for steel production. Coal and limestone transported. Trucks transport raw materials. Iron ore blasted, crushed and ground with water. Magnetic drums rotate in slurry. 60 percent iron ore is rolled into pellets. Men at controls. Raw materials coal, limestone and iron ore are unloaded. Coal sent in cooking oven. Pig iron produced. Molted iron sample is taken.
Activities of U.S. police and soldiers during Detroit riots, 1967 in Michigan, United States. Jeeps loaded with soldiers and police being driven away. A soldier enter the building. South Eastern High School entrance. Jeeps parked outside the building.
Film opens with hazy aerial views of Chicago Illinois. Scene shifts to views from vehicle driving on Chicago highway. A road sign reads"Des Plaines River Rd exits 1/2 mile ahead." A Boeing 727 commercial airliner is seen overhead with wheels down as it descends to land. Some 1960s cars drive past. View back, of the airliner descending above the highway, and of truck and cars passing the camera vehicle. Overhead road sign reads "Chicago Downtown 15 Miles." View of the Chicago skyline of buildings on Lake Michigan waterfront. View from slow moving aircraft of the Wrigley Building; the Michigan Avenue Bridge across the Chicago River; and the Tribune Tower. Camera continues to pan to East and then at building with "United Insurance" written near its top. Camera then swirls downward to river and bridges directly below and then back up from street and down again, ending on avenue near building displaying two American flags.
Detroit riots, 1967 in Michigan, United States. Interior of South East High School: Briefing session of colonel and staff in a conference room. Planning map in a room. Police personnel seated at desk. Colonel seated in a chair and speaks. Personnel notes down on notepad. One personnel standing beside a blackboard. Sign: Conference room. One personnel records the briefing. Personnel stands beside a wall. Personnel seated at desk. One personnel writes down. Colonel discusses the planning map.
Indiana Society of Chicago organize various events annually in Lake Forest Illinois Chicago. Participants enjoy rooster derby and balloon race. Cartoonist John T McCutcheon with his wife and son John plant the tree. Author Robert Sidney Smith, creator of Andy Gump, runs a foot race. Man and a woman with a rooster.
Democratic National Convention at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Helen Gahagan (ex Broadway star, wife of film star Melvyn Douglas and herself a candidate for Congress from California) answers media persons. Photographers take photos. Mrs. Claude Pepper of Florida, Congress-woman Mary Norton of New Jersey, Senator Jackson of Indiana, Senator Scott Lucas, old warrior James Farley and others present. Chairman Robert Hanneagan calls the Democratic National Convention into session. Mrs. Charles Tillett of North Carolina addresses the convention. Helen Gahagan gives a speech. Oklahoma's Chief Executive Robert S. Kerr delivers an address.