Robert Moses,controversial visionary urban planner of bridges, highways, and worlds fairs, inter alia, for New York City, from the 1920s through about the 1960s. He is seen at a desk in his office, wearing shirt and tie, but no jacket. A large map of Greater New York, including New Jersey and Long Island, is on the wall behind him. He makes and receives telephone calls. Scene shifts to another office, where he appears wearing a jacket. He reviews papers containing planning ideas including sketches. Mr. Moses annotates some of the documents.
A new amphibious sports car 'Amphicar' being tested at Long Island in New York. The car is navigated through a river. The Amphicar successfully crosses the river and reaches the shore.
An icon of Virgin Mary enshrined in Long Island, New York. Exterior of a house. People gather outside the house. The icon is said to have wept when a Mrs. Pagona Catsounis of Island Park, NY prayed in front of it. The Priest, Fr. George Papadeas carrying the icon coming out of the house. They proceed towards Saint Paul Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Hempstead. Interior of the church where The icon is enshrined.
Golden Gloves Boxing Semi-Finals at Sunnyside Garden on Long Island, New York. Vince Shomo and Jimmy Howard show style and power in the boxing ring. Jimmy Howard wins the championship. Huge crowd gathered to watch the boxing championship. People cheer.
African American children play baseball and other sports at a school playground in Jamaica, Long Island, New York. Girls play Jacks and Chinese Checkers. They also swing on a swing set. Children bathe at a fountain. Children nap on the ground. A teacher looks at drawings done by the children.
Teams participate in the American Trotting Championship held in Long Island, New York. People gather in a large number to watch the championship. The race in progress. People cheer and applaud. The Silver Song team wins the championship.