Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) Championship at Hershey, Pennsylvania. Byron Nelson wins the Championship. Golfer plays the match. Audiences walk across the golf course. They cross a small bridge in the course. Golfer strokes the ball with a club. Byron Nelson poses with winner's trophy.
Coveted Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) championship trophy in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Byron Nelson and Sam Snead play. A player hits the ball. People cross a small bridge over a small stream in the golf course. A player putts the ball. He leaves his club in the garden. The players measure the distance from the ball to the hole. They shake hands. Nelson poses with the trophy.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii during World War 2 leads to destruction of U.S. Navy warships. A dock area. Destroyer USS Shaw (DD-373) partially submerged in floating drydock with USS Pennsylvania BB-38 in the background. The camera travels around the wreck of Shaw in the drydock. Men at work in the dock area. Various debris in water. A close up view of Shaw's damaged bridge area. Smoke comes out of a ship's stack.
Opening scene shows the White House in Washington, DC. Scene shifts to President Roosevelt seated, ready to address the Nation by radio. View of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. FDR with his entire family posing, in front of the family home "Springwood" at Hyde Park, New York. Roosevelt, when Governor of New York, seen in a sail boat, in 1929. FDR in his car at his Institute for Rehabilitation in Warm Springs, Georgia. He is speaking with a man associated with the Institute, who then greets several polio victims in wheel chairs there. Crowds celebrating Roosevelt's election, in Times Square, Manhattan, New York City, in 1932. Roosevelt, at the Democratic Headquarters at the Biltmore Hotel on November 8, 1932. He is standing, supported by his son James, as he remarks: "It looks my friends like a real landslide this time." Aerial view of the U.S. Capitol. FDR taking the oath of office on March 4, 1933. A man looking at stock market ticker tape. A group of people raising a National Recovery Administration member flag. Glimpse of "Springwood" and then view of President Roosevelt sitting next to his mother, Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt. Next, as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt sit in the garden, their grandchildren, Anna Eleanor Dall ("Sistie") and Curtis Roosevelt Dall ("Buzzie") come past riding horses, with granddaughter Sara, behind them on a pony. FDR pets the pony and talks with Sara. FDR being nominated for a second term as President, in the 1936 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. President Roosevelt, riding in an inaugural motorcade as he begins an unprecedented 4th term as President in 1941. Glimpse of President and Mrs. Roosevelt in an open car. West point cadets marching in the inaugural parade. Military trucks towing artillery pieces in the parade. President Roosevelt speaking at the dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association at the Willard hotel in Washington, DC, March 15, 1941. He extols the virtues of Winston Churchill and the British people. And he promises that America will supply them with the war materiel they need (This is known as the Lend Lease Speech.)
Officers in Selective Service building in Washington DC. Colonel John D. Langston; Lieutenant Colonel Chauncey G Parker, United States Marine Corps; Captain B S Killmaster, United States Navy; Brigadier General Lewis B Hershey; Lieutenant Colonel Carlton S. Dargusch and Major Edward S. Shattuok seated inside Brigadier General Lewis B Hershey's office. An officer writes on a blackboard. 'Liable for Military services' written on the blackboard. The general reads documents. The general at his desk signs some documents.
A 1943 film about the December 7, 1941 Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii during World War II. Film blends dramatized scenes with actual historic footage from the event. Formations of Japanese bombers approach Pearl Harbor. USS Arizona (BB-39) bombed. U.S. personnel aboard USS Arizona as the ship is bombed. Smoke billows up from the explosion. U.S. sailors aboard USS Oklahoma (BB-37). USS Oklahoma and USS California (BB-44) are bombed by Japanese aircraft. U.S. troops fire machine guns at Japanese aircraft. USS Cassin (DD-372), USS Downes (DD-375), and USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) bombed in the dry dock of Pearl Harbor. Ships in flames. USS Oglala CM-4 sinks after being attacked. Air raid alarms sound in Honolulu. Japanese people in Honolulu as the Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor continues. A Japanese man being interviewed after air raid says he cannot think that Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor.