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..
Men discussing design of. Model of 275000KW Indian Point Nuclear power plant to be built in New York. Nuclear power plants in Detroit,Chicago and New England planned in next 10 years. Animation of a map of U.S. shows the power plant to be constructed. Electric power supply lines and towers. Cans of isotopes in a factory. A reaction studied by scientist. A hospital building and doctors at a radio lab. Iodine isotopes are mixed in water and a patient drinks it. Doctor analyzes the isotopes by a tracer placed near the Thyroid gland of the patient. The doctor looks at the scale. Doctor examines another patient. The patient is given radiation therapy to control malignant tumors.
Presidential election debate held between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon in the United States. New York Herald Tribune newspaper correspondent Roscoe Drummond asks Senator Kennedy that how can American prestige be measured abroad. Senator Kennedy responds stating that America is identified with the cause of freedom and if other countries have to choose between America and a Communist country, they would choose America. He further speaks that there are many indications that prestige of the United States is not as high as it once was. Kennedy summarizes some of these indications and relates to it by mentioning the example of Sputnik Program by the Soviet Union in 1957. Kennedy speaks about the economic development of the Soviet Union. He says the Soviet Union will be ahead of any other country scientifically and militarily by 1970. He mentions votes by different countries in the United Nations dealing with Red China. He says that Guinea and Ghana, two independent countries now are supporting Soviet foreign policy at the UN. NBC correspondent Bill Shadel asks Richard Nixon to speak on the topic. Vice President Nixon responds by speaking about the economic development of the Soviet Union. He speaks that the Soviet Union is a very primitive economy and that the United States is well ahead economically. He says that if the United States is going to maintain its strength and its prestige, they must not only be strong militarily and economically but must be firm diplomatically also. Bill Shadel says that an entire hour was devoted to answering questions from the reporters. He says that each candidate was questioned in turn and each had the opportunity to comment on the answer of his opponent. Shadel says that the reporters were free to ask any question on any subject, neither candidate was given any advance information on any question that would be asked. He says that the fourth debate is scheduled for Friday, October twenty-first.
Major events of the year 1957. George Metesky charged with bombing of 21 places in New York after arrest by police. Photographers take his pictures. Colonel Abel, a Soviet spy, after arrest by Marshal Agents in Brooklyn, New York.
1957 World Series game 1 baseball between New York Yankees and Milwaukee Braves at Yankee Stadium in New York. People crowd outside the stadium. The spectators enter the stadium to watch the game. The fans seated in the stands. Yankees manager Casey Stengel and Braves manager Fred Haney pose. The spectators in the stand. Legion Junior League star Freddy Prox throws in the game ball to start the game. The baseball game underway. Warren Spahn of Braves pitching in the 5th inning as Jerry Coleman gets his second hit with a single. With two outs, Hank Bauer hits a double to center field past Hank Aaron, and Coleman scores the first run of the game. in the 6th Inning Yankees' Nelson Howard hits a single. Yogi Berra is walked by Spahn. Andy Carey then gets a single and Howard scores, making the score 2-0 Yankees leading. Next shows more fans cheering, then Jerry Coleman facing Braves pitcher Ernie Johnson. Johnson bunts and Yogi Berra scores from third. In the 7th inning, Wes Covington hits a double off of pitcher Whitey Ford. Covington later scores, but the Braves fall to the Yankees by a score of 3 to 1.
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.