George Wilson Malon, Senator of the United States gives a speech in his office in Nevada, United States. He reports to the voters. He talks about the war time excise taxes, live music taxes and their effects on the State of Nevada. He assures the people that he will work to aid the hotel and restaurant industry, and jobs for young people of Nevada.
Episode of "The Big Picture", a U.S. Army series of news release programs. U.S. Army cameraman recording Nike missile launch. Atomic cannon fires shell creating atomic explosion and classic mushroom cloud.. Army troops spill out of Sikorsky YH-19 helicopters. U.S. Army infantry soldiers ascend hill firing their rifles. Atomic experiments at Camp Desert Rock in Nevada, United States. U.S. Army Master Sergeant Stuart Queen seated at a desk in his office. He speaks about a series of atomic experiments ("Desert Rock 6") held in barren lands of Nevada at Camp Desert Rock. Celebrating victory in Europe, during World War 2, American troops parade down the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, with the Arch of Triumph behind them. Happy Parisians watch the parade.. War scenes in Hiroshima, Japan: Actual footage of explosion and mushroom cloud rising after atomic bomb blast over Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Barren land on the ground in Hiroshima after the blast. B-29 bombers in flight. Atomic bomb test detonation. Atomic artillery gun M65, also called the Atomic Cannon or Atomic Annie, fires and creates nuclear explosion on distant target.Viking missile launch. U.S. soldiers on parade. Headquarters sign at U.S. Army atomic experiment station at Camp Desert Rock, Nevada, displaying 6-pointed star with "A" in center.. Several atomic test explosions. Soldiers on hillside witness a non-nuclear explosion. Buses carry troops along a road past a sign warning of radiation hazard. Army captain, instructor, briefing troops before the start of atomic maneuvers.. Maps of planned maneuvers. Engineer surveyors lay out ground zero target. View of the ground zero area which is the target area for testing. Signal men lay communication lines to receive and transmit teletype messages. Men operate machinery and dig trenches in which troops will take cover. Other men cover them with sand. [Note: According to the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, from February 18 to May 15, 1955, the United States conducted Operation Teapot, a nuclear test series at Yucca Flat and Frenchman Flat on the Nevada Test Site in the continental United States. During the test period 14 nuclear shots and 1 non-nuclear shot were detonated. Several thousand scientific, military (army, air force, navy, marines), and civilian contract personnel participated in the organization, planning, and execution of the test series. Military exercises undertaken during and following the shots took place under the name Desert Rock 6.]
Continental atomic tests in Nevada, United States. B-29 bomber in flight. A cactus on a barren land. Views of cacti in field. Mountains in the background. Series of atomic bomb explosions on ground. Mushroom clouds rise due to explosions.
Continental atomic tests Nevada, United States. Air Force C-54 aircraft in flight. Air Force Flight Surgeons wear masks and observe the atomic explosion from an aircraft to test its effect on a pilot's vision. They immediately test their vision, while aboard the airplane,following the atomic burst. A truck drags a P-47 airplane. B-17s, P-47s, and newer aircraft are stationed at different angles. Atomic explosion to test the effect of this explosion on the aircraft. High-speed cameras record effects of atomic blast. Elevator on tail of a B-17 in flames. Afterwards, technicians examine the damage on the various aircraft. Views of damaged aircraft after explosion on ground. USAF B-57B aircraft in flight. B-47 takes off with JATO. Smoke trails from the boosters.
Continental atomic tests in Nevada, United States. An Air Weather officer at podium speaks to the high ranking people that includes Dr. Alvin C Graves, scientific test director and Carol Tyler, test manager for atomic energy commission. They decide upon an atomic test. An army sentry stands guard as B-50 named "Rosebud" starts engines for the test mission. Wheels and bottom of the aircraft. U.S. Air Force B-50 Superfortress aircraft in flight. Pilot , radio navigator and bombadier at their crew positions inside the B-50. Monitoring personnel track progress of the B-50, against flight plan, at the Atomic Energy Commission control room. Navigator in the aircraft communicates to the pilot, who turns to align with final bomb run. The bomb bay of the aircraft opens. The Bombardier takes control of aircraft. Aerial view of the target to be hit by the bomb. When bomb is released, aircrew and all observers on ground don protective glasses or goggles. The bomb detonates on the target with blinding flash of light. Mushroom cloud seen from aircraft, above.
Aerial view of 1950's automobiles parked outside Burdine Stadium (later the Miami Orange Bowl) in Miami, Florida. Fans of both Duke University (Blue Devils) and University of Oklahoma (Sooners) football teams entering the stadium at entrance gates. View at gates as tickets are checked. A fan tries on a festive hat. View of the field with marching bands on it during their show, displaying a large American flag formation. View of fans in the stadium. Some Oklahoma Sooners fans wearing cowboy hats. 1958 college football Orange Bowl game gets underway. Scenes from the game, crowd cheering, band and cheerleaders performing at half time and from sidelines.