Film opens with February 1st, 1967 Change of Command Ceremony for Commanders in Chief of U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC). General John Dale Ryan is assuming command from General Joseph J. Nazzaro. A color guard stands with American flag flanked by flags of Air Force, SAC, units, and award ribbons. A military marching band marches in front of a stage (reviewing stand) where Generals and guests are seated, including Generals Nazarro and Ryan, plus the Commanders of SAC's three Air Forces. Civilian leaders present included Nebraska Governor and Mrs. Norbert Tiemann. Closeup of General Ryan. View of Governor and Mrs. Tiemann standing amongst six Air Force Generals. A traditional ceremony for change of command ensues. The flag of outgoing General Nazzaro is furled and cased and the flag of incoming General Ryan is unfurled and uncased. The flag ceremony completes as the two Generals exchange positions. Views of Generals and guests. Closeup of General Nazzaro.The band plays and marches and a contingent of U.S. airmen march in review. General Nazzaro renders them a parting salute and then he and Ryan shake hands and both turn to greet the Governor and his wife.
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.
Involvement of National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) in the Forest Heights housing project in Mississippi, United States. The National President of NCNW, Dr. Dorothy Height speaks (in voiceover) about the project. Film shows another woman surveying low income families. A Council member speaks to a Negro woman. Some NCNW workers sitting in office. NCNW workers have meeting in the office. The author of a new program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Turn Key III, Associate General Council, Joseph Burstein explains the program. A Negro woman with a child stands near him. Four men sitting in the office. A man explains the program with a briefing chart..
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.
Apollo 204 review board at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in United States. Technicians disassemble the scorched upper part of the Apollo 1 module following the tragedy of January 27, 1967.
Apollo 204 review board investigating tragic accident involving Apollo 1 command module.Formal meeting at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in United States. Members in board room discuss matters amongst themselves. Among those seated at the conference table is Colonel Frank Borman, USAF, in civilian clothes. He turns and looks toward the camera. " Secretarial support Board Inquiry" is written on the door of an adjoining room where a staff of administrative and clerical persons are working.