The 'Miss America -1963' beauty contest in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Participants of the 'Miss America -1963' beauty contest pose and walk on the ramp. An audience watch the beauty contest. A panel of judges give remarks. Miss Ohio Lass, Jacquelyn Mayer receives the title of 'Miss America -1963'. Jacquelyn Mayer is crowned. Photographers take photos. On the next day, Jacquelyn Mayer smiles and waves.
A film about missile launches in the United States. The American flag at half mast. Troops assembled on a ramp and Brigadier General Harry J. Sands Jr. Vice Commander of the Air Force Missile Test Center (AFMTC) speaks at the memorial services for the late U.S. President John F. Kennedy on 25th November, 1963. The night launch of an Interplanetary Monitoring Platform (IMP) satellite, test no. 6900, using a Delta launch vehicle on 27th November, 1963. The launch of a Centaur II, test no. 5175 on 27th November, 1963. A map of Cape with new name Cape Kennedy.
"To keep the peace" about need for peace, during Cold War. Expansive farm field of wheat waving in breeze under a sunny to partly cloudy sky in the United States. Wide shot of ocean waters and sun breaking through low clouds near dawn or dusk. President John F Kennedy delivering a speech on peace and nuclear testing, on July 2, 1963, in Naples Italy at NATO headquarters. Kennedy says, "The purpose of our military strength is peace. The purpose of our partnership is peace. So our negotiations for an end to nuclear tests and our opposition to nuclear dispersal are fully consistent with our attention to defense--these are all complementary parts of a single strategy for peace." Shortly after President Kennedy's death, President Lyndon B Johnson addresses a joint session of Congress on November 27, 1963. Shows segment of speech where President Johnson says, "We have proved that we are a good and reliable friend to those who seek peace and freedom. We have shown that we can also be a formidable foe to those who reject the path of peace and those who seek to impose upon us or our allies the yoke of tyranny."
Newsreel clip on Willie Mays' dominance during baseball's 1963 All-Star Game. Clip opens with shots of 44,000 people in attendance at Cleveland's Municipal Stadium. In the second inning, with the Angels' Ken McBride pitching, Mays steals second, then scores moments later on a single by Dick Groat. In the third inning, Mays singles to score Hank Aaron, steals second again, then scores on a hit by Ed Bailey. The American League comes back to tie the game on hits by Frank Malzone of the Red Sox and Earl Battey of the Twins. (Note: you can see large sections of empty seats in the background of these shots.) National League goes ahead again in fifth when Tommy Davis moves to third on error and Mays drives him in on a groundout. Later, Joe Pepitone of the Yankees hits a long drive off the Dodgers' Don Drysdale, but Mays catches it near the 380 ft. sign in centerfield. Mays bangs his shin against the fence and limps in but is ok. Yankees' Bobby Richardson makes final out in the ninth and the National League wins 5-3.
Clip opens with footage of factory workers in an American factory in the early 1900s operating machinery or assembly operations. Next scene shows American workers demonstrating for better working conditions during a time of labor strife. Workers hold a sign that says, "8 hours rest & 8 hours sleep." Next scene shows a family bundled in warm clothing on a cold day, riding on a sled in a winter outdoor area. Their faces look desperate and they appear to be cold. Next brief scene of only a few seconds shows two different bearded Jewish men being helped down or possible pushed down from a stand or stage (the context is not clear). Next scene briefly shows a couple kissing. Next scene shows scenes from the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, in August 1963. Camera shows crowd assembled on Washington Monument grounds, and also shows marchers with signs such as "We march for higher wages" as they are seen marching in the street. Close-up views of faces of various protestors as they listen to speeches delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the event.
Newsreel clip highlighting games 3 and 4 of baseball's 1963 World Series. Clip opens with overhead view of 56,000 fans packed into Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Yankee pitcher Jim Bouton and Dodgers pitcher Don Drysdale chat before the game. Brief closeup of Bouton. Dodgers score only run of the game when Tommy Davis' single scores Jim Gilliam. Brief closeup of Drysdale. Drysdale completes shutout by getting Yankees' Joe Pepitone to fly out to deep right field in the ninth inning. Drysdale mobbed by teammates. Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford and Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax -- both Hall of Famers -- chat before game four. Frank Howard scores Dodgers' first run with a home run to left field in the fourth inning. Mickey Mantle ties the game with a homer off Koufax in the seventh. Dodgers score ultimate winning run when a fly ball by Willie Davis scores Gilliam. Dodger fans cheer as Koufax strikes out Tom Tresh and Mantle in the ninth and gets final out on a ground ball by Hector Lopez. Dodger players mob Koufax, celebrate in dressing room. This was the first time ever the Yankees were swept four straight games in a World Series.