Purdue wins against Michigan during a college football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The crowd in the stadium cheers the teams. The game begins. The Purdue Boilermakers play against the Michigan Wolverines. At half time, the teams are tied at 14. The fans watching the game cheer the players. The third quarter of the game being played. In the final quarter of the game Michigan needed two points to win. At the end of the game the Purdue Boilermakers win with a score of 21 and upset the Michigan Wolverines who scored only 20 points.
Jefferson Thomas, of the "Little Rock Nine," in a hallway, revisiting Central High School, in Little Rock Arkansas. He looks through a classroom window at a former teacher, Miss Dunn, speaking to a class from a lab table next to an anatomical model. View of Ernest Green sitting with other students in a lab filled with electronic equipment. Much later, as President of the NAACP chapter on campus of Michigan State University, he is seen handing out pamphlets to other students. Views of students congregating on the grounds of the university. One girl holds a poster reading "Give, NAACP Fund Drive." Professor David Gottlieb introduces Ernest Green who steps to a classroom podium to speak to Michigan State students in a lecture room. Green carrying books is seen entering and sitting down in the Michigan State library. In another scene, he enters sociological data into Hollerith punch cards for processing by computer. He walks in the university computer room where tape decks are seen spinning and computer operators are at work. One of the tapes mounted on a drive is labeled: "Ernest Green, Aspirations." Results from his work are seen coming out of a line printer. Green sits in a library and opens the 1960 yearbook of Central High School containing his and Carlotta Walls 'entries. View of Carlotta, in dorm at Denver University, Colorado, where she is a student. Gloria Ray is seen at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where she is a senior majoring in chemistry. Terrence Roberts is seen at the City College of Los Angeles, where he is studying Business Administration. Melba Pattillo, who left college to marry, is seen in two views.Scene shifts back to Central High and Jefferson Thomas, looking at the athletic trophies on display. He (who is narrating this film) states that he will take an exam in Spring to become a Certified Public Accountant. He walks down steps of Central High and camera pans over neighborhood to the State Capitol dome in distance.
Upsets at various events of 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. Canada's four men team during the bobsled race, wins gold medal beating Austrian team by margin of one second. In the men's slalom, Billy Kidd and Jimmy Heuga of USA, finish second and third. Austrian Josef Stieleger wins gold medal. Spectators watch the skiers. Figure skating competition. German competitor Manfred Schnelldorfer during his performance which yield him gold medal. Alain Calmet of France, silver. Scott Allen, a fourteen year old from United States gets bronze.
Cars and shops near the intersection of Master Street and Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, during the 1964 Philadelphia riots, also called the 1964 Columbia Avenue riots, in an era of racial tensions and civil rights struggles. People loot shops. Men and women take out articles from a shop. Broken window panes of a shop. A mannequin dummy on a road in front of a damaged garment shop. Exteriors of the damaged shops. A damaged car. A man walks through ruins of shops. Policeman attempts to clear looters from a shop.
Views of the 1964 World's Fair in New York. Shot of the Unisphere, which is the symbol of the 1964 World's Fair. Street level view of crowds at the World's Fair. Lighting, decorations and fireworks at the World's Fair at night.
Democratic Lyndon Baines Johnson elected as the President of United States for his second term in the presidential elections of 1964. A large crowd raises posters of Lyndon B Johnson and cheers in his support. Voters cast their votes during the elections. President Johnson and his Vice President Hubert Humphrey wave towards the crowd after Johnson defeats Republican Barry Goldwater.