Men viewing a fallen house at the tornado hit site in Ola. Wreckage of houses lies on ground. Scattered wooden planks and broken parts of houses
U.S. President Richard Nixon is among the spectators (but not seen) watching a football match between Texas and Arkansas at Fayetteville in Arkansas. Cheerleaders and team bands of Arkansas perform half time ceremonies. Cheerleaders twirl and lead cheers as the band plays. Various musical instruments of the Arkansas team band. Excited spectators cheer and raise banners.
German reporter speaks (in German) in front of the camera in Little Rock, Arkansas during Little Rock School Crisis, a watershed event in the American Civil Rights movement. Arkansas National guard troops in background. Police arrest protesters. A Negro man being arrested. Large angry crowd gathers. Governor Orval Faubus greets National Guard officers. Man carried away by police. Shows crowds in favor of integration and crowds in favor of segregation (preventing the enrollment of the "Little Rock Nine" negro students), and police and Arkansas National Guard response (under Faubus) dealing with angry crowd and preventing integration of the schools despite the National Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
Shows a African American band playing at a night club in Little Rock,Arkansas. Couples dance to the beat of the jazz rock music. As music track continues, view changes to chamber of Arkansas Senate and swearing in of Governor Orval Faubus. View of Orval Faubus at the podium speaking in the Arkansas Senate chamber.
Reporter interviews the Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus about racial segregation of 1957 during his term. The Governor says that he is always ready to accept changes, but he conveys support for segregation by equating it to an "old building" or a "fine painting" and saying that it is "not good to tear down such a building or destroy such a painting simply because it is old." He continues saying, "These things are not good because they are old; many of them have grown old because they are good. And the experiences of many people have proved them to be good." Montage shows buildings, courthouse and justice statues, and public protests with arrests of African American marchers and demonstrators during the civil rights movement. Also seen are Jim Crow era signs segregating white versus colored waiting room facilities. Local Arkansas beating back protestors with clubs and batons, and police seizing African American protestors and making arrests. US troops in jeeps and trucks arriving and deploying in Arkansas. Included are scenes with signs of Jim Crow segregation practices, with separate entrances for white versus colored patrons at an Intra-state bus depot.
Players and support staff of Texas team celebrate after defeating Arkansas in a football game, Fayetteville, Arkansas. The University of Texas football team enters locker room after defeating Arkansas in a game. The victorious players cheer and give 'victorious' and 'number one' signals as they enter the locker room. Few press reporters inside the room take videos. Players and support staff form a huddle and recite the Lord's Prayer. A news reporter interviews the team coach.