U.S. Senator Dwight Morrow dies in Englewood, New Jersey. Past events showing Dwight Morrow speaking. He poses with his wife, daughter Anne Morrow Lindbergh and son-in-law Charles Lindbergh in North Haven, Maine.
Several boats in water. Charles Lindbergh and his wife in the cockpit of the plane. The plane takes off.
Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh with his wife Anne Lindbergh at Morrow Estate to meet Anne's parents Dwight Morrow and Elizabeth Morrow and their son Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. Anne Lindbergh seen with the baby. Baby in a pram with two pet dogs in the garden. The Lindberghs stop at Ottawa in Canada. Charles Lindbergh checks the plane for flight.
'The Epic American Trans Atlantic Flight' depicts crashes involving various pilots in the United States. Captain Charles A. Lindbergh. On September 21, 1926, Rena Fonck stands in front of his Sikorsky airplane, ready to try a solo flight across the Atlantic to Paris. He takes off and crashes in flames.
Navy Commander Richard E. Byrd poses. On April 16, 1927, his Fokker C-2 trimotor airplane ("America"), piloted by Anthony Fokker, with Byrd, Floyd Bennett, and George O. Norville,on board, flips over on takeoff at Hasborough, New Jersey. In September, 1927. Clarence Chamberlin in a Bellanca plane taxis and takes off. The tail and right main wheel dig into the soft field on landing and the airplane is severely damaged. The wreck of the "American Legion" Keystone Pathfinder airplane that carried Commander Noel Davis and Lieutenant Stanton Wooster to their deaths, in a crash landing, in the Back river, near Langley Field, Virginia, In Paris, on April 26, 1927,Frenchmen, Captain Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli pose before taking off on their ill fated flight, in a Levasseur PL8 aircraft, named " White Bird." Charles Lindbergh standing next to his mother,Evangeline Land Lindbergh. The "Spirit of St. Louis" is towed out and refueled at Mineola, New York. Charles Lindbergh climbs into the plane and makes a bumpy takeoff. Bystanders watch. People gather to greet him upon arrival in Paris. Lindbergh poses with U.S. Ambassador to France Myron Herrick. Lindbergh honored by the French President Gaston Doumergue.
A news conference in Washington D.C., United States about the American soldiers held as prisoners of war in North Vietnam. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Richard G. Capen addresses the press at a conference as he stands behind a podium with the Department of Defense insignia on it. A board in the background reads ' United States POWs and missing in action personnel '. A board placed next to Capen with pictures on it. A sign on the board reads ' U.S. POWs released by NVN ' . Pictures of soldiers released by the North Vietnamese. A chart on the board reads ' status '. A picture of a United States Air Force Major General. Another picture of an injured soldier on the board. A title on the board reads ' parading U.S. prisoners '. An officer removes the chart and another one is being displayed before the press at the conference. A chart titled ' Isolation' shows American soldiers behind bars in captivity. Another chart depicts the medical treatment being given to American soldiers captured by North Vietnamese. The Deputy Secretary of Defense Capen speaks from a podium. A picture on the board indicates the diet being given to American soldiers captured by North Vietnamese. A series of pictures on the board titled ' weight loss' shows pictures of emaciated American soldiers. Capen speaks about the condition of American prisoners of war in Vietnam. Officials seated at a desk. Special Assistant to Assistant Secretary of Defense Charles Havens speaks to the press. Capen speaks to the press. Special Assistant to Under Secretary of State Frank Sieverts at a desk as he answers the press.
Yale University beats the University of Maine in New Haven, Connecticut. A football game in progress. Spectators in the stands. Yale University wins over the University of Maine with a score of 38-0.