Missions by 463rd Air Division in support of humanitarian and combat operations in South East Asia. Disaster Relief Supplies donated by Philippines government off loaded from C-130 Hercules at Naga City in Philippines. Philippine children stand next to the airstrip. Philippines unload boxes from the aircraft. Supplies loaded on trucks.
Animated map assembles sections of the United States of America reflecting various kinds of inhabitants. A woman of Native American Indian origins weaves a straw hat as a young boy plays nearby. Sign outside a building identifying the "Slovak Political Benefial Assn." Other signs on seen on different buildings include: "Polish Army Veterans Association of America;" "Ukrainian American Youth Association;" and "Germantown Hospital." A brass plate on a building reading: "English-Speaking Union." Asian-American school girls, and a Japanese-American man with a boy. View of a wood carving in ancient African style. A street scene showing many Hispanic Americans, and commercial signs in Spanish. A group of new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony,each receiving a small American flag. Animated map shown again, indicating the geographical distribution of Americans in the U.S. First it shows areas where citizens live near water, either the oceans, Gulf of Mexcio, or the Great Lakes. Montage of urban scenes showing some of the cities where most Americans live. The Massachusetts State House in Boston. New York City street scene with the Empire State Building in background. City Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Capitol in Washington, DC
Review of conflicts involving U.S. from World War Two to 1970. A U.S. soldier with rifle and binoculars, on guard. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler speaks in Germany to mass audience. German mobilization and blitzkrieg. U.S. troops firing small arms on island in Pacific. U.S. soldiers on half-track firing artillery. Explosive destruction of Nazi swaztika and Eagle symbol on top of building in Zeppelin Field, Nuremberg, Germany. General Douglas MacArthur stands as Japanese General signs surrender documents aboard USS Missouri, ending WWII. Times Square in New York City on VJ Day. American troops firing artillery and small arms in Korea. Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev speaking at the UN. Newpaper headlines about postwar Berlin Crisis. Soviet missiles on display in military parade in Red Square, Moscow. Soviet General Georgy Zhukov and Nikita Khrushchev,at Kremlin, reviewing the parade. Cuban President Fidel Castro giving a speech.A newspaper headline reading: 'Khruschev orders removal of missiles'. Soviet cargo ship with covered missiles on its deck. Red flag with image of Lenin and message: 'Partido Communista Dominicano'. Chinese people marching with massed flags. Mao Tse-Tung,President of China, waving. A U.S. soldier in,South Vietnam,looks through binoculars. and then walks carrying his M-16 rifle. A map of Vietnam.
View from ground of Twin Towers of World Trade Center, still under final construction, in New York City. Crowded sidewalk in New York City with close up views of pedestrians walking to work, wearing late 1960's and early 1970's fashions.
View of high rise buildings and skyscrapers, subway and highway in New York City from moving vehicle. Motorists in a tunnel or bridge entrance merge area in New York City. Heavy traffic congestion at the merge. Many 1960's and 1970's vehicles including cars and trucks jockeying for progress in the slow traffic jam.
The work of black American civil rights leaders in the United States. Mayor Carl Burton Stokes, a political leader in Cleveland. Posters read 'Stokes in Progress'. The Chief Executive of the Negro Community. Men and women wearing Stokes hats. The crowd cheers at his mayoral victory. Black and white men and women citizens of Cleveland walking on streets of the city in typical late 1960's and early 1970's fashions. Mayor Stokes walking in Cleveland. Mayor Stokes seated with U.S. President Richard Nixon and other big city mayors discussing the urban crisis.