U.S. President elect John F. Kennedy and U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon meet in Key Biscayne, Florida. Vice President Richard Nixon smiles as he awaits the arrival of John F. Kennedy. Kennedy gets off a car and shakes hands with Vice President Nixon. They meet to restore their cordial relationship. Newsmen gathered around the two statesmen.
Miniature seaplane meet on Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. Men place model seaplanes in water at Biscayne Bay. Participants fuel their models. Replicas of seaplane take off and land on water surface. One of the planes crashes while landing.
C-130 annual report shows Lockheed C-130B Hercules in the United States. A Lockheed C-130B Hercules in flight. An aerial view of the Florida Keys and interconnecting causeways.Three Lockheed C-130Bs Hercules in flight.
Boat racing at annual Biscayne Bay Regatta in Miami in Florida. One of the boat loses control and crashes into cars parked at the bank. Injured person is also seen.
Inventor and speedboat racer, Gar Wood, shakes hands with two men welcoming him at a boat slip in Biscayne Bay, Florida, in 1935. Scene shifts to Gar Wood and members of his racing team standing by his boat, "Miss America Tenth,"in a slip. Hoisting chains are suspended beside the boat's hull, and its engines are exposed with covers and exhausts removed. Wood talks with boat designer Nap Lissee, who is wearing a cap and white coveralls, with "Packard" written on its back. Lissee is pointing toward the engine compartment. Change of scene shows glimpse of Gar Wood and his mechanic, Orlin Johnson in their racing attire with goggles. Next the "Miss America Tenth" is viewed from a point overlooking Bicayne Bay, as the boat skims over the water at 118 miles per hour. View from an overflying airplane that shows the speeding boat moving faster than another airplane (a Stinson straight wing version) tracking it at lower altitude.
View of a Greyhond tourist bus marked Jacksonville. Next, a different tourist bus with destination sign of Miami. Tourists in Florida travel south through Florida on the bus. View of the City Gate of St. Augustine, Florida, and a horse carriage passes through the stone gate. Flags flying on the oldest house in the city, known as the Gonzalez-Alvarez House (later the Oldest House Museum) on St. Francis street. The flags flying include the American flag, the Confederate flag, and others.Tourist bus travels on a bridge. View of tourists inside the vintage 1940s bus. Silhouette of the bus driver, driving the bus, and view through the windshield of the road ahead as the bus drives along Route 1 and over the Overseas Highway toward Key West. View of the bridges and ocean beneath. Scenes in Miami Beach area. View of the beach in Miami Beach.