Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox vies for the major league batting title with Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees. Mickey Mantle seen seated in the Yankee dugout next to manager, Casey Stengel. Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox walking across ball field in front of the camera. Ted Williams, at bat, hits a long drive. (Note: Williams won the batting title for the year, with an average of .388 and Mantle was runnerup with .365.) Scene changes to 7th game of the 1957 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees, on October 10th, 1957. Braves pitcher, Lew Burdette, rubs a ball, as he stands on the mound. View of the final pitch, and play of the game that retires the Yankee side and wins the series for the Braves, whose players rush onto the field to celebrate with Burdette. Fans spill onto the field from the stands.
(Note: Lew Burdette, started three games, won three games, threw two shutouts,and was named most valuable player in this 1957 World Series.)
Tennis star,Althea Gibson, from New York City, USA, is seen in the final seconds of her contest with Darlene Hard, in the Ladies' singles final at Wimbleton, England,on July 6, 1957. She is the first African American to win at Wimbleton. After shaking hands with Hard, she is seen receiving the ladies' Wimbleton tropy "Rosewater Dish," from Queen Elizabeth, II. Althea Gibson displays the sterling silver salver, as she poses next to Darlene Hard.
The 42nd National Automobile Show at the New York Coliseum, December 8-16, 1956. A sign above an escalator at the entrance reads 'National Automobile Show'. A model wearing a swimsuit seated on the hood of a 1957 Desoto convertible. Two women seated in a 1957 Chrysler 300C. Aerial view of the Buick exhibit, with the 1957 Buick Roadmaster Convertible prominently displayed. An executive version of the 1957 Cadillac features a typewriter in the back seat and a record player in the front dash. Auto executives gathered at a display featuring a row of steering wheels. President of Chrysler L. L Colbert hails the future in a statement..
Scenes shot on a Wednesday afternoon in the South Bronx, New York City. View from car driving slowly uphill on Eagle Avenue heading towards 149th Street in the South Bronx, New York City. Among cars parked at the left side of a one-way street, is a 1957 Chevy that has been stripped of its tires and wheels. Apartment buildings line the street. Residents are out and about walking on the sidewalks. One man has the hood up on his big-fin 1960 Plymouth Fury automobile. Closeups as the camera car drives past some residents. Closed business establishments have heavy steel gates locked across their doors and windows. A sign advertising Ballantine beer is mounted on a building. Below it someone has painted message with partial words:"...Jtch Unknown Sinners." Small glass blocks have been broken out of an adjoining building. Camera pans down an apartment building on Crimmins Avenue, following path of external fire escape ladders. A number of people are gathered socially on the apartment house steps. A group of mixed age men play a game of stick ball in the street. A car turns into the street hugging the left side of the road to avoid interfering with the ballgame. Closeups of some players, as one (unseen) is recorded speaking about the game. (The narrator notes that this is filmed on a Wednesday afternoon in the middle of a "work week.") Camera pans people "hanging out," in the vicinity. Two men walk along the edge of an apartment building roof. A dog walks past a man tearing up a cardboard box. Men seated alone, on a fire escape; on a park bench; in a doorway; and on a box in front of a store. Boys playing frisbee and two with baseball gloves, playing catch. Police cars: one parked at a curb and one driving along the street. A young man wearing a sweatshirt with "Latin Crowns" written on it, goes into a building. Outside another, in similar sweatshirt, does pullups on a bar at the bottom of a fire escape. A boy swings on the bar. Several youths start fighting and an older one steps in to break it up. A boy huffing drugs or chemicals from a paper bag.
Dwight D. Eisenhower during presidency of the Columbia University in 1948. Eisenhower walking at a Columbia University graduation ceremony in New York City and speaking to the group assembled. Two years later, views of Eisenhower as NATO supreme commander in Europe. Eisenhower seated in NATO Conference. Citizens in United States prepare signs and urge Eisenhower to run for President. He salutes a parade in 1952 as he begins a run for the Presidency. Pamphlets and posters read 'we need Eisenhower'. An animated cartoon shows a smiling and marching Uncle Sam with an "Ike for President" jingle song playing. Cartoon shows animated citizens and an elephant supporting Eisenhower. Scenes from Republican National Convention, and Nixon and Eisenhower holding their arms up together. Citizens voting, using ballot boxes, and voting machines. A nun votes. Eisenhower casts his vote. People hold U.S. flags and cheer. Signboards and neon lighting on a building track vote tally and proclaim Eisenhower victory in 1952 presidential election. Eisenhower in Korea after the election. He meets and eats with American troops in the field and studies the war effort. South Koreans wave flags on announcement of truce (cease-fire armistice) in Korean War Eisenhower takes presidential oath of office in Washington DC. He signs document for Civil Rights Act of 1957 (voting right act). View of negro students of the "Little Rock Nine" entering a military station wagon under armed troop escort during integration of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. U.S. Army troops escort the African American students into school. Exterior view of United Nations building in New York. Eisenhower delivers speech on Atoms For Peace. Churchill and Khrushchev visit Eisenhower in America. Scenes of John F Kennedy inauguration in 1961. Eisenhower with Kennedy and later with President Johnson. In 1968 address to Republican Convention Eisenhower notes risk of growth of Communism.
President Woodrow Wilson signs documents. Russian spy Colonel Rudolph Ivanovich Abel outside Federal Court in New York City in 1957. Julius Rosenberg. Ethyl Rosenberg. John Anthony Walker, Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist for the U.S. Navy, who spied for the Soviet KGB from 1968 to 1985. View of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Federal Building, in Boston, Massachusetts. Barbara Walker speaks. Pictures of John Walker alone and John and Barbara Walker seated at a park. View of Barbara Walker's home in West Dennis, Massachusetts. View of the Walker's restaurant. Apartment house in Norfolk Virginia, where the Walkers lived, and boat, airplane, and real estate they owned. Walker in U.S. Navy uniform and at beach with children. Walker residence, Algonquin House Apartment building. Diagrams of drop sites and instructions used by John Walker. U.S. Capitol building. Holiday Inn where the Walkers stayed in Northern Virginia. Documents stamped Top Secret and 35,000 dollars in cash. F-14 landing on carrier deck. Photo of Laura Walker Snyder. Needles moving on Polygraph machine. Convoy of warships underway. Photo of John Walker with other Naval crewmen. Photo of Soviet Embassy in Washington, DC. Photo of cryptographic key card. U.S. nuclear submarine on surface. Zayre store in Washington, D.C. area. Drop site maps. Photo of John Walker's retirement party in 1977. Maps of North Africa and Europe. Photo of instructions for passing information at meeting sites in Vienna, Austria. Photo of Walker's residence, 1985. Photo of Jerry Whitworth. Letters from Whitworth to the FBI. Soviet KGB officer, Aleksei G. TKachenko. Michael Walker and Arthur Walker under arrest. John and Michael Walker under arrest. William Sessions, FBI Director.