Air pollution in the metropolitan city area of Kansas, United States. View of Kansas City skyline on clear day and on smoggy day. Vehicles move on the streets. View of jet airliner taking off, emiting smoke. View of Kansas center city. An animated map shows seven Counties that differ in terms of land use, industrialization and economic activities in Missouri and Kansas. Kansas City Municipal and Fairfax airports, with aircraft taxiing. Aerial view of the airport areas with smog visible. View of bridges with factories behind barely visible through the smog. Rural road, with open burning of refuse in a large fire, with black smoke rising. Smoke rising from low building and from Large industrial plant. Aerial view of Kansas City from over the river,. with smoke obscuring the scene. Aerial view of smoke and pollution blanketing the whole area. Industrial plants along the river edge billowing smoke. The representatives of Kansas and Missouri present findings of the airport area survey during a conference. Animated illustrations of pollution sources: refuse burning; industrial processes; fuel combustion; and mobile sources.
Smoke and air pollution from melting furnaces or cupolas, at steel and nonferrous foundries in area of Kansas City, United States. Smoke rising from scrap metal reprocessing plants. Dust swirling near ground and emitted from the top of Grain mills and storage elevators. Smoke, with particulates and noxious gases, emanating from petroleum refining facilities near the center of Kansas City. View of pollution coming from rock quarry and crushing operations. Smoke rising from asphalt and concrete batching plants. Smoke pouring from high stacks at a cement plant. View from airplane flying through some of the smoke. Aerial view of smoke plume, from cement plant, extending many miles downwind. Smoke and fumes from chemical plants in the Kansas City area.
Air pollution due to mobile sources in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Aerial view of traffic on modern highway with overpasses. Heavy equipment at a construction site. A bus on highway. View from above of a locomotive emitting smoke. Aerial view of tug boats moving barges on river. A jet airliner taking off with large smoke trails from its four engines. A large diesel truck on the highway, giving off heavy exhaust. Vehicle traffic on major highway. Layers of smoke and pollution over the entire Kansas City area, seen from an airplane. General aerial views over Kansas City from an aircraft of wind carrying smoke away from the area, smog during a thermal inversion condition; smoke rising from open burning in a residential area; a grain elevator; a power plant. A blazing fire raising dense black smoke pollution at a junk yard.
Air pollution due to fuel combustion in Kansas City area of United States. Large brick building with smoke coming from its chimney. Smoke from public utility power plants. Views of smoke from fuel burning, especially in winter heating seasons, throughout the Kansas City area. Aerial view of smoke from fuel burning, near river.
Air pollution due to open refuse burning in the Kansas City area, United States. Aerial view of the open burning dumps on grasslands. A smoke column rises. View from airplane flying through the smoke. Trash trucks driving in garbage dump near smoking refuse. Aerial view of numerous fires burning in trash dump near river. Salvage yards with uncontrolled open burning. Interiors being burned in junk cars at salvage yard. Aerial views of open burning of refuse in backyards of homes in residential area. Smoke rising from commercial incinerators. View of "tepee" incinerator with smoke rising from it. Incinerator at apartment house with smoke rising from it. Smoke rising from the incinerator at Kansas City, Missouri sewage treatment plant, where dried sewage sludge is burned, and scrubbers are used. View from airplane of large fires and huge smoke clouds from urban renewal project. Car parked on dirt road in area of small trees and shrubs. Large trash fire behind it with billowing dark black smoke. City building in distance.
Film opens with February 1st, 1967 Change of Command Ceremony for Commanders in Chief of U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC). General John Dale Ryan is assuming command from General Joseph J. Nazzaro. A color guard stands with American flag flanked by flags of Air Force, SAC, units, and award ribbons. A military marching band marches in front of a stage (reviewing stand) where Generals and guests are seated, including Generals Nazarro and Ryan, plus the Commanders of SAC's three Air Forces. Civilian leaders present included Nebraska Governor and Mrs. Norbert Tiemann. Closeup of General Ryan. View of Governor and Mrs. Tiemann standing amongst six Air Force Generals. A traditional ceremony for change of command ensues. The flag of outgoing General Nazzaro is furled and cased and the flag of incoming General Ryan is unfurled and uncased. The flag ceremony completes as the two Generals exchange positions. Views of Generals and guests. Closeup of General Nazzaro.The band plays and marches and a contingent of U.S. airmen march in review. General Nazzaro renders them a parting salute and then he and Ryan shake hands and both turn to greet the Governor and his wife.