Role of United States Coast Guard in natural disaster response. Clip focuses on response in 1927 Mississippi River flood. Opens with scenes of a destructive hurricane hitting Florida coast in United States and strong winds blowing. Coast Guard provides relief to the victims. Wreckage from hurricane. Brief scene from San Francisco earthquake. Then scenes from the flood of the Mississippi River in 1927. Swollen Mississippi River flowing at great speed. Coast Guard uses boats to rescue people from the flooded area. People gathered atop the levees awaiting help. Coast Guard lifting citizens from atop levees, into boats. A house floating in the flood waters. A boat filled with livestock as Coast Guard rescues them. A man being rescued from top of a floating house. Film produced in 1935.
Men speaking in the presentation of the power plant. They talk about security of environment and other issues related to the plant. Model of the plant show color scheme. Map of United States showing location of power plant at Haddam Neck, Connecticut. People riding in chairlifts and sliding in snow. A man milking cow. Teacher and students in a classroom. People playing musical instruments. Lighting runway of a airport. A helicopter taking off in front of a building with sign 'Sikorsky Aircraft, Division' of United Aircraft Corporation.
Water flowing over a long leveled stone under a covered bridge. A house with lot of greenery on its outer side. Boats in a harbor. Lighted sections in a building. Electrical towers and Power transmission and supply lines. Outdoor barbecue grilling of chicken and meat and its serving. View of a city at night. Leslie Franzos (from The Atom and Eve) singing in front of a white film projector. She is surrounded by electric appliances like refrigerator, cooking range, air conditioner, hot plate and other appliances and she dances around them wearing flowing 1960s fashions. A baby plays with toys. Animation of atomic structure. End of the presentation of Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company.
Clip opens with ground level views of a suburban American neighborhood with homes along neighborhood streets. That scene is then contrasted with poor conditions of slum in the United States. A car being parked in front of a house. A Negro child sits near water collected outside a slum. A man standing in a slum. A child plays with a puppy. Three children walking. Some children stands outside slum. Drainage water in front of a slum. A poorly formed hut. Poor conditions of slum area near the Gulf coast of Mississippi. Houses under the Forest heights pilot project that provides 200 low income families with government sponsored public houses. Final scene is aerial view of a suburb area in the United States showing many new suburban homes that have been built.
Construction and allotment of houses under the Forest Heights Project of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in Mississippi, United States. The earth movers clear the land for the houses to be constructed. The officials discussing the Site Development Phase. Two workers working. A surveyor at work with a leveling instrument. Carpenters and workers construct a house. A tractor clearing land. A man and a woman enters Thiokol Chemical Corporation premises. Thiokol designs and constructs home management and maintenance training program for participating families. The officials are receiving and verifying the qualification of the home buyers. An official passes on the list to the program director who certifies whether an applicant is eligible or not. The list is then passed to the Community Participation Committee made of members of the National Council of Negro Women and the Civic Action Committee. Members of Community Participation Committee have meeting. The recommendations are now forwarded to the Local Housing Authority for the final approval. The approved families are being given pre-occupancy training. The instructor distributes some pamphlets to the candidates. A lady demonstrates the operation and use of a home appliance. A lady addresses the candidates. A house in the background.
A large crowd gathered to welcome U.S. President Nixon at the Mississippi Economic Council silver anniversary meeting in Jackson, Mississippi, held in the Coliseum. President Nixon from speaker's podium addresses the Economic Council. Nixon presents his vision of Mississippi in the future. He mentions effects of Korean War, Vietnam War and economic crises. The spectators applaud as Nixon expresses hope for a bright future for the United States of America. Officials attending included Governor William Waller, Senator Jim Eastland, Senator John Stennis, and Mississippi congressmen.