Football Match between Boiler Makers and Notre Dame Teams of Indiana at Lafayette, United States. Match in progress. A large crowd gathers to watch the match. They cheer and applaud. The Boiler Makers win the match. The final scores are 28-7.
'Homes for Growing America' about the importance and the manufacturing of component houses in the United States. The anchor, Frank Blair, speaks about how America produces economic and better homes. Henry Addison, editor of "Architectural Age" at a desk talks about fine architectural standards of homes in the United States. Different styles of houses in America including cape cones, contemporary and regional architectural styles of houses. Sketches of various components of a home like air conditioner, wall panels and kitchen. Jack Low from Lafayette, Indiana reports about the manufacturing of the components of home. Workers manufacture wall panels from lumber in a factory. Window and door sections being cut out in the panels with a machine. Manufactured panels being inspected for quality. The panels being loaded onto trucks for transportation to markets. The trucks loaded with wall panels leave the factory. A sign on a truck reads 'National Homes'. Another reporter Tom Hadely reports about the fitting procedure of the component houses. Men unload the panels. Nails being hammered to fix up the panels. The panels being embedded in the ground and nailed. A roof being laid out. Frank Blair in a studio. Bill Moody reports about the component house of James and Margaret Bryan. Mr. And Mrs. Bryan in their well made house. A bedroom and a bathroom of the house. Guests arrive at their place and they show them around the house. Women in the kitchen. Food being served to the guests. Blair talks about how component houses allow individuality in construction and in decoration of houses.
Keel laying of the polaris submarine USS Lafayette (SSBN-616) in Groton, Connecticut. Shows electric power cable running from the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) to the dock. Thus, the nuclear reactor aboard the Nautilus is providing electric power to operate the crane for laying the keel of the USS Lafayette and also for welding, later on. Sign on dock, reads Atomic Power, SSN-571 Nautilus. The worker on the dock turns the power on. The keel of the USS Lafayette is put in place by the crane. Several yard worker in foreground. Sign reads, "USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN-616), Keel laid January 17, 1961". The keel hangs from a crane hook. French Ambassador Herve Alphand, Secretary of US-Navy(SECNAV) William B. Franke; President of General Dynamics' Electric Boat division, Carleton Shugg; and Vice Admiral(VADM) Hyman G. Rickover, all appear on a stand as the keel is being laid onto the blocks. The bottom section of the keel is lowered to the keel blocks as the dock watchers observe. Press officials gather at the ceremony. SECNAV Franke at podium speaks to the group in the yard. A worker puts a welder's apron around the SECNAV. VADM Rickover watches as SECNAV welds his initials into the keel of the USS Lafayette. Ambassador Alphand welds his initials onto the keel of the USS Lafayette. Alphand speaks from the platform to the group, completes his speech, and Carleton Shugg steps to the microphone at the close of the ceremony. The VIPs leave the platform.
USS Lafayette's Commission Ceremony at Groton, Connecticut. Vice Admiral Charles D. Griffin gives a brief speech during the ceremony. The United States flag being hoisted on the USS Lafayette. Crew members operate controls and turn wheel inside the ship. Naval staff speaks over telephone. The USS Lafayette underway.
Various statues in Washington DC. Lafayette Statue in the center of Lafayette Square. Andrew Jackson statue in center of Lafayette Square. View of Rochambeau Statue and Kosciusko statue in the square.
Cadets stand in formation in the far background. French Ambassador Paul Claudel shakes hands with other two officials.