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.
Newsreel clip on the Braves, Milwaukee's first Major League Baseball team, arriving in town for the first time. Girls in theme sweaters hold theme bags to welcome the team. Club owner Lou Perini and Mayor Frank Zeidler wait for the team's arrival. Men lay out a red carpet for the team. Men, women, and children wait to receive and welcome the players. The team arrives at the Union Station. Team manager Charlie Grimm and the players get off the train. A large crowd gathered to witness the event. Players in convertibles ride through city streets crammed with tens of thousands of people. Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Braves Drive for the day) flanked by people on either side. Players, in civilian clothes, wave to the crowds. (Note: the Braves had just moved from Boston. They would stay in Milwaukee only 13 years before moving to Atlanta.)
Democratic Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Delegates from various states at the Democratic Convention. Senator Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky delivers Keynote address, including a call for Congress to repeal the 18th Amendment to the Constitution (Prohibition). A woman temperance supporter who gives the impression of being in a trance (perhaps "channeling" a spirit?), says she is George Nye, the Quaker Evangelist of Madison, Wisconsin. She speaks for the Prohibition Party (sometimes called the Dry's or Dries) and condemns both Republican and Democratic parties for their alcohol tolerance. William McAdoo addresses the convention and declares Franklin D Roosevelt the Democratic candidate for President of the United States.
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. People walk with the different breeds of dog to the Madison Square garden. Different breeds of dogs with their owners at the competition. The Doberman Pinscher Rancho Dobe's Storm runs with his owner. The judge watches the dogs. The spectators watch the dog show. The Doberman Pinscher Rancho Dobe's Storm wins the competition for the second time in a row. The judge gives the trophy.
Young boxers of New York Boy's Clubs participate in exhibition boxing matches at Madison Square Boys Club. A man supervises as the boys are weighed. They weigh in around 50 pounds. The 50 pound mini weight category match begins. Referee in the ring with the two boxers. The match underway. Spectators watch and cheer. The bell at the end of the match. Officials in the ring. The match is a draw. A second match begins. The match underway. Spectators cheer. The match ends. Officials announce and congratulate the winner.
Investigation of U.S. Senator from Wisconsin Joseph Raymond McCarthy in New York. Investigators seated in a sub committee meeting for McCarthy investigation probing alleged spy activities at Fort Monmouth. (Subcommittee investigating "Army Signal Corps Subversion and Espionage.") McCarthy speaks into a microphone and replies to former U.S. President Harry S. Truman's attack on McCarthyism. He speaks that communism will be a political issue. McCarthy says, "practically every issue we face today, from high taxes to the shameful mess in Korea, is inextricably interwoven with the Communist issue."