Ice skating in La Crosse, Wisconsin. A huge crowd stands on the snow covered ground. Amateur ice skaters compete. Crowd cheers the boys and girls. Cars parked on the road in the background.
A film titled 'The Life and Death of The USS Hornet' dedicated to the workers of America's shipyards and war plants during World War II. The Capitol building in Washington DC. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt gathered at press conference to announce the bombing of Tokyo Japan by Doolittle Raid forces in April 1942. Reporters run out to phones and typewriters. A man at NBC microphone in 1943. The headlines of newspapers read 'Japs Murder Doolittle's Fliers'. American people listen to radio broadcasts, gathered at work and in living rooms around radios to hear the radio news. They buy newspapers at newstands. Headline of newspaper reads "Carrier Hornet was Shangri-La". Workers at shipyard, factories, machine shops. Men and women war workers of varying ages and races, including white, Japanese-American, and African-American seen welding, machining, and working to buld the ship and its parts. Scenes from the launching of USS Hornet CV-8 in December 14, 1940, with sponsor Annie Reid Knox at the launching.
Football matches in California and Wisconsin. The USC (University of Southern California) Trojans play against the California Golden Bears in Los Angeles, California. The game in progress. The crowd cheers from the stands. The USC Trojans beat the California Golden Bears with a score of 10-0. In another game played between the Wisconsin's Badgers and the UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles), the UCLA wins with a score of 20-7 in Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin Badgers and the University of Illinois Fighting Illini college football teams play football on field in Madison Wisconsin competing for Big Ten honors. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match. The Wisconsin team wins by 28-7 over the Illinois team.
Celebration of Wisconsin's Cheese Week. A huge cheese weighing over a ton arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC. Women in decorative costumes seated around the cheese. A banner reads 'See the World's Largest Cheese'. Wisconsin Senator Alexander Wiley officiates for his state and unveils a 'cheese' sculpture of Vice President John Garner IV.
Wisconsin's Alan Ameche awarded with Heisman Trophy as outstanding college football player of 1954. Ameche is seen wearing a suit along with trophy presenters in conference room. University of Wisconsin football player Alan Ameche seen holding the Heisman Trophy and smiling.