U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Alexey Kosigin for the Glassboro Summit Conference in Glassboro, New Jersey. President Johnson with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara wait for Kosygin at the Hollybush Mansion. The Soviet Premier arrives for the first summit talks. He is accompanied by the Soviet Foreign Minister Andrey Gromyko and Soviet Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Dpbrynin. The U.S. and Soviet officials greet each other. The press present at the event. Photographers and cameramen record the proceedings. The officials and their translators and aides proceed for the talks. Kosygin on a sight seeing trip to the Niagara Falls between the two talks. The Premier and his aides in raincoats view the Falls from a boat called 'Maid of the Mist'. He waves to the people around. Police guards control a large crowd and the press gathered at the venue. President Johnson, First Lady Claudia Johnson and daughter Lynda greet Premier Kosygin and his daughter Ludmilla as they arrive. Cameramen and photographers record the proceedings. The Soviet Premier waves to the crowds. President Johnson, Kosygin and other officials enter the building.
American people in the 1966 elections choose governors, senators and congressman. Governor Romney wins the elections in Michigan. He smiles after his victory. Charles Percy wins in Illinois. Edward Brooke wins elections in Massachusetts as the first Negro Senator ever in the U.S. history. Governor Rockefeller wins for his third term as the governor of New York. Actor Ronald Reagan after winning elections in California addresses an assembly. Mrs Lurleen Wallace after winning the elections of Alabama waves towards people along with her husband, former Governor Wallace. Oath taking of new senators and governors at an official ceremony as President Lyndon Johnson watches.
ewsreel clip on the Atlanta Braves bringing major league baseball to the South. View of the downtown Atlanta skyline in 1966, followed by view of Atlanta Stadium. Thousands of people line the streets to welcome the Braves in a pre-game parade that proceeds South along Peachtree Street towards Five Corners, in the heart of the city. View of road sign at Peachtree and Houston streets. Banners reading "Welcome Braves." One car carries coach Ken Silvestri, Ken Johnson (#30), and Hank Fischer (#34). Closeup of them waving to the crowd. An intrepid boy watching from atop a traffic light. Boys and girls standing in front of adults on the sidewalk. One small boy sits on the sidewalk curb. The Players ride in wide 1960s-style open convertible cars and wave to the crowd. Other players seen include #19 Dennis Menke, #43 Rico Carty, and #35 Phil Niekro. Views inside Atlanta Stadium, filled with 50,000 spectators for the first game. Tony Cloninger delivers a pitch for the Braves, who would go onto to lose this game and the next.
Demonstration of the American Air Force against naval vessels of battleship class operate from temporary bases. American airmen prepare 1100 pound bombs. Men assemble tail section of a missile. Airmen check two 1100 pound bombs attached beneath an unidentified plane. Airmen attach a 2000 pound bomb to underside of an aircraft. General Mitchell and an airman crouched beneath the plane look at the 2000 pound bomb. Navy cutter type vessel, the San Mihiel, anchored in sea. Observers on the San Mihiel include General Pershing, Davis, Admiral Shoemaker Assistant Secretary of War and General Patrick Chief of Air Service. Four of them stand on the deck of the cutter vessel. Battleship USS New Jersey anchored. Bombs strike near ship. Bomber flying 175 miles from Langley Field score five direct hits with six 100 pound bombs from an altitude of 11,000 feet. Views of bomb strike on USS New Jersey. A smoke curtain is dropped by a bomber from an altitude of 1000 feet. An aircraft in flight in line with the New Jersey lays a smoke screen across the water. Smoke curtain obscures sight of the battleship. Bomb strikes near and upon the battleship USS Virginia. Direct hits scored by 1100 pound bombs on the deck of USS Virginia.
Presidential tour of proposed Gateway National Recreation Area in New York and New Jersey. U.S. President Richard M. Nixon, standing in front of the Presidential Aircraft at Newark Airport, Newark, New Jersey, with Governor William Thomas Cahill, of New Jersey, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, of New York, Mayor Kenneth Allen Gibson, of Newark, and Mayor John Lindsay, of New York City. The President's helicopter maneuvering over the proposed Gateway National Recreation Area. President Nixon speaking about the project in Hangar 14 at Newark Airport, Newark, N.J. Seated on the stage are: Governor Cahill, Secretary of Interior, Rogers C.B. Morton, Governor Rockefeller, Mayor Gibson, and Mayor Lindsay. The President shakes hands with the Governors and Mayors after concluding his remarks.
(Note: silent until TC: 2:06) Scenes of bright lights and decorations in Manhattan, New York City, during the Christmas season in 1966. Closeup of lights on the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Lights and decorations on a fountain and building fronts. Christmas decorations in department store and shop windows. Elaborate toys and decorations including a carousel with decorative white horses carrying wrapped gift packages. Artificial animals, including an elephant that moves its trunk. Dancing stringed puppets in an Alpine setting. Miniature choir boys perched in front of organ pipes. An American boys' choir singing "Silent Night" inside a church. Panning closeups of the boys singing with open hymn books. At TC: 2:06, sound track starts being heard, as a pageant is being shown, possibly in Germany, with a choir of German boys singing "Silent Night" in German. While they sing in the background, a group of children step from a building, carrying torches. They proceed down a snow covered hill. Children stand in snow by a bonfire and look at a fir tree covered in snow. Children carrying candles wave at an elderly woman looking out from a window. Pan to closeup of Virgin Mary and child decorating a Christmas tree.