U.S. Commander in Chief SAC General Thomas S. Power talks about the SAC (Strategic Air Command) missiles. U.S. Air Force Convair B-58 Hustler operational jet bomber in flight and in testing phase. The First cruise missile Snark lifts-off. The first SAC operational intercontinental ballistic missile Atlas. The missile at a gantry. Thor missile lift-off and in flight. The Jupiter IRBM missile lifts-off. Men work on a plane.
Flood in Midwest United States. Rain brings heavy flood damage. Five Mid Western States ravaged by floods. Buildings surrounded with flood water. Flooded areas of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota. Water touches surface of a bridge as a man looks on. Ground flooded with water as people look on.
Several scenes of large map of United States of America. Nebraska is outlined and Omaha (Headquarters location of the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC) is highlighted. An arrow points a bold dot representing city of Omaha in Nebraska,United States.
A film report on the Us Air Force SAC (Strategic Air Command). U.S. General Thomas S. Power Commander in Chief, SAC. A board reads 'Headquarters Strategic Air Command Peace is our Profession'. A view of Offutt Air Force Base (Offutt AFB). Atlas missile in front of a building. SAC Headquarters building. SAC realizes on a unique combination of three things organization,weapon system and men. Men at work for global strategic air operations. The controls being controlled from the underground control center at SAC Headquarters. Men work on SAC global weather service. The red telephone from which it is possible to know the enemy attack in few seconds.. U.S. Air Force B-47 Stratojet taxis on the runway and takes off. Three B-47 in flight.
The fourth presidential election debate between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon on 21st October 1960 in in New York, United States. News correspondent Quincy Howe speaks prior to the fourth Kennedy-Nixon presidential debate. Mr. Howe reads out the rules and conditions under which the candidates will proceed. He says that Senator Kennedy will make the second opening statement and the first closing statement. Vice President Nixon speaks about the present issue in the United States which is keeping peace without surrender. The peace which is threatened by international communist movements. Nixon says that the United States has to learn from mistakes made in past. He relates to this by mentioning the period of the Iron Curtain in Europe and during the Korean War. Nixon says that situation in President Dwight Eisenhower's administration is reversed. He says that the United States made errors in the past in misjudging the Communists, applying same rules of conduct that are applied to the leaders of the free world. Nixon mentions East-West Paris summit conference of 1960 and Eisenhower's policy regarding Formosa Straits. Nixon speaks that that United States should increase its military strength to high level regardless of what potential opponents have and if any surprise attack is launched, the United States can destroy their war-making capacity. Nixon further says that American policies of military strength, economic strength, and diplomatic firmness will keep the peace without surrender.
Map of United States showing location of a power plant of Connecticut. A woman in 1960's dress (Leslie Franzos) dances happily in her living room in front of a window air conditioner. Electric supply lines and power plants showing growth in the sector. Sunset and a graph with wavy lines depicting the limitation of non-renewable sources of power. Views of coal and oil production, pipeline, and transportation facilities including rail trains moving on tracks. Narrator describes fossil fuel supplies as abundant but finite. 1960's woman dances in front of graph depicting rising power demand through the decades ahead. Animation of names of various electricity producing companies. Model of the nuclear power plant of the Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company. 1960's fashion woman dances in front of model holding blueprints. Animation of map showing location of the plant. Aerial view of actual site of the plant. Sketch of the plant. Animated model of the functioning reactor and cooling system to be used by the plant. A submarine with reactor fitted. Pictures of nuclear power plants in use at Rowe Massachusetts and Shippingport Pennsylvania. Knobs and on-off of lights on a panel. View of interior control room at the Yankee Rowe nuclear power station. Group of executives in suits touring the Yankee Rowe nuclear plant grounds. Design architect at desk in an office reviews blueprints for nuclear plant.