Coverage of kidnapping of 10 year old boy Charles Mattson, kidnapped from his house in Tacoma, Washington. Policemen and social security guards place the body of Charles Mattson in an ambulance. Snow covered field of bushes and stumps where the body was found, in Snohomish County, approximately four-and-a-half miles south of Everett. A house nearby the site. Gordon Morrow, the 19 year old who discovered the body of Mattson. The place where the body was found in the snow, about 150 feet west of the Edmonds-Beverly Park Road. Camera men taking pictures. Anxious crowd and investigators surround the area. Cars along the snowy road. Foot prints of the murderer.
FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) agents search for Charles Mattson's murderer at Everett in Washington. Photograph of young boy Charles Mattson sitting on his pony. FBI agents search for his kidnapper and murderer. Several other photographs of Charles Mattson and his family.
U.S. President John Kennedy attends the first ballgame played at the new $20 million District of Columbia Stadium, or DC Stadium, in April 1962. 45,000 spectators in stands for the opening of the stadium and the Major League Baseball season. Glimpse of the new DC Stadium in Washington, DC, filled with baseball fans. President John F. Kennedy enters the ballpark, accompanied by David Francis Powers, and proceeds toward seats bearing the Presidential seal. Spectators in nearby seats stand to greet the President, and several shake his hand. Scene shifts to players and newsmen on the field all focused on President Kennedy. News photographers are busy photographing him. Camera shifts to President Kennedy making a long throw followed by the ballplayers scrambling for it on the ballfield. View of the President smiling after his throw, with Illinois Republican Senator Everett Dirksen standing to his left, and slightly behind him, and David Powers to his right. Senator George Smathers of Florida is laughing behind them. The President bends down momentarily revealing Senator Mike Mansfield of Montana, directly behind him and Special Assistant to the President Lawrence “Larry” O’Brien, at Mansfield's right. Associate Press Secretary Andrew Hatcher, wearing sun glasses is behind and to left of Dirksen. Closeup of Home plate umpire Charlie Berry shouting "Play Ball!" after brief rain delay. Lights are on during daytime as game is played. Washington Senators player hits single to left field. Senators go on to beat the visiting Detroit Tigers 4-1. (Note: The stadium was later renamed Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, or RFK Stadium, in 1969).
First Inauguration ceremony of President Richard Milhous Nixon at the U.S. Capitol, Washington DC. Senator Everett Dirksen on the speaker's podium administers the Vice-Presidential oath to Spiro Agnew. Agnew arrives at the podium, lifts his right hand and repeats the oath after Senator Dirksen. President Nixon and Mrs Agnew watch him closely. The dignitaries in the stands applaud. Agnew walks back and takes his seat near former Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
United States Congress passes the Civil Rights Bill. After the House votes on the measure, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law before an audience of Legislators and Civil Rights Leaders at the White House in Washington DC. He calls it 'a turning point in history' and uses one hundred pens to affix his signature. Many civil rights and government leaders seen behind the President, including Everett Dirksen and Hubert Humphrey, Marting Luther King Jr., and J. Edgar Hoover, all of who receive signing pens. President Johnson hands several signing pens to Attorney General Robert Kennedy, for members of the Kennedy family.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson at a Press Conference and signing ceremony in Washington D.C. , United States. Officials converse with each other. Press reporters preparing before the press conference. President Johnson speaks into a microphone. Reporters take notes. Photographers take pictures. People watch the President on television. President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act. Nearby officials include Hubert Humphrey, Everett Dirksen, Martin Luther King Jr., Robert Kennedy. Officials shake hands with the President. Close views of smiling officials greeting the President after the signing, some holding pens that the President used in the signing. Martin Luther King Jr smiles and speaks to a woman present after the ceremony. Men and women buy and read newspapers at a city newsstand.