Opening scene shows a wheat field in the United States. White hot molten metal collected in ladles as a furnace is tapped. Sandstone buttes the Navajo Nation's Monument Valley Park. Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, looking North from the Art Institute. A white church in a suburban setting. The Japanese cherry trees in bloom along the Tidal Basin in Washington,DC. A major river and an old fashioned stern wheeler River Boat cruising on it. A street scene in New Orleans, Louisiana. A roadway in Florida. A fishing village scene in New England. A formation of oil well pumps operating out West. Cowboys herding cattle. View of the Statue of Liberty with dramatic sunset behind it. Two U.S. Marines conversing as they look at the Manhattan skyline in New York City. Aerial view of the skyscrapers on Manhattan Island. View of Times Square in Manhattan, with the Astor Hotel visible (It was razed in 1967). Police officer directing traffic at an intersection. Two Marines walking past the United Nations Building in Manhattan, New York City. View of the General Assembly Building and construction site of the The Dag Hammarskjöld Library Building being added in front of it. Camera pans upward showing Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Camera pans the U.S. Capitol building, followed by the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, and the Washington Monument (viewed from steps of the Lincoln Memorial across the reflecting pool, in Washington, DC. A Marine color guard marches across the lawn in front of the United States Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) in Arlington Ridge Park Virginia, as the Marine Band marches and plays. Closeup of the Memorial with American flag flying above it.
Baseball pitching great Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford announces his retirement in the spring of 1967. Dressed in a civilian suit and tie, he is seen running from the Yankee dugout, past Mickey Mantle, #7, onto the field, and acknowledging the aclaim of the fans crowding Yankee stadium. Narrator notes that Ford retires with more wins than any other pitcher in Yankee team history. Fprd stands in the infield, as fans rise from their seats to give him a standing ovation. Camera zooms in on cheering fans and Photographers taking pictures. Later, an emotional Ford fights back tears before he steps before microphones
Red Sox rookie pitcher Billy Rohr falls just short of baseball immortality, throwing a one-hitter against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on April 14, 1967. Clip shows Rohr on pitching mound as scoreboard (in background) shows the Red Sox' 3-0 lead and zero Yankee hits. Yankee catcher Elston Howard hits a single to right to ruin the no-hitter. Rohr gets the final out and is congratulated by teammates as the crowd claps and cheers. Rohar stands on steps of dugout, smiling, chewing gum, lets out a sigh.
From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.
The UN General Assembly meeting goes on in New York City near time frame of Arab-Israeli Six Day War in June 1967. The Assembly rejects Russia's resolution to brand Israel the aggressor in the Middle East, while voiding the annexation of Jerusalem. A board shows names of voting countries. Three men on stage. Arab and Israeli military forces exchange fire across the Suez Canal, breaking temporary truce. Soldiers on tanks. A soldier looks through binoculars. Soldiers in truck. Truck drives off.
Rookie Boston Red Sox pitcher Billy Rohr comes within one out of throwing a no-hitter against the New York Yankees in baseball game at Yankee Stadium, April 1967. Rohr faces the last batter as scoreboard (in background) shows the Red Sox' 3-0 lead and zero hits for Yankees. Yankee catcher Elston Howard lines a single into right field, breaking up the no-hitter. Rohr gets final out and crowd cheers and teammates congratulate him. Final shot is Rohr standing at top step of dugout, chewing gum, contemplating how close he came to the rare baseball feat.