Canadian Railway's train passes through the newly laid rail routes in the Peace River Country in Northwestern Canada. Train crosses a high altitude bridge.Several gorges and canyons in the backdrop.
Canadian engineers tackle hydro electric project in British Columbia, Canada. The Peace River in British Columbia. The river is diverted from its bed. It flows around project site. Portage mountain dam on the Peace River. Giant earth movers work on highly mechanized operation on Rocky mountains. Canadian engineers tackle the operation. Conveyor belt brings materials to the construction site. Workers discover dinosaur tracks at construction site. They measure their tracks. Engineers construct a hydro electric project.
Delegates visit U.S. for training. Machines shown to the delegates. A hand shows a book. Title reads "Atom for peace". Pages of the book turned. 'Technical Library' sign outside a building. People from Italy, Venezuela, India and Pakistan at training. Sign reads "Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies". Delegates share their training knowledge with colleagues in own countries. Sign outside the institute for nuclear studies in Italy.
President Harry S. Truman of United States addresses the Potsdam Conference, after World War II. President sitting on a table speaks about atom bombs. He says bombs were dropped against convicts of attack on Pearl Harbor, killers of American Prisoners of Wars. Further he says that these bombs have shortened the duration of war, thereby saving numerous lives. USA, Great Britain and Canada have the technology to produce atomic bomb. He insists to prevent the misuse of atomic power, instead, insist the countries to use it for the service and betterment of mankind.
The Cold War. President Lyndon B Johnson addresses session of Congress. Maps of Communist countries. Maps of America's allies. Map of Africa. The United Nations Assembly. Scenes of poverty in Africa. African government officials attend a conference as they work to found new African nations. Map of Cuba. Fidel Castro speaks at microphone. Crowd listens. Another view of Castro giving an address and speaking animatedly. Cameramen record event. Views of ordinary people in 3rd World countries. Street scenes in U.S. cities. Plains in midwest U.S. People walking to church in small town. Aerial view of Queen, Manhattan and East River, in New York City. "New America" shows aerial view of suburbs located in outskirts of city. Street level scene in a vintage early 1960s suburban neighborhood. Children outside a suburban house with a dog. A U.S. Department of Commerce display clock showing population growth. Doctors in hospital delivering babies. Newborn infants and young children seen playing and eating.
Stands are crowded with spectators at University of Oklahoma's Owen Field, in Norman, Oklahoma, for a game between the Oklahoma "Sooners" and "the fighting Irish" of Notre Dame, on November 16, 1957. Although Oklahoma came into the game with a 47 game winning streak,they lose this game to Notre Dame, 7 to zero.
In the telling play, Quarterback Bob Williams (number 9) throws to back, Dick Lynch (number 25) , who runs around the right end, untouched, for the only touchdown in this upset game. (Stickles, of Notre Dame kicked the extra point to make it a 7-0 ballgame.)
Scene shifts to presentation of the Heisman trophy to halfback, John David Crow, of Texas A&M on December 11, 1957.
Sequence shifts again, to football fans watching Canada's Grey Cup Classic,on November 30th, 1957. They see a long Winnipeg pass intercepted by Hamilton player, Ray Bawel, who runs it back for a sure touchdown, when he suddenly falls, having been tripped by Winnipeg fan, David Humphrey, who was standing on the sideline. Bawel gets up angrily, and goes back toward Humphrey, but is restrained by officials. Another unusual 1957 game is shown in which the players contend with rain and mud that makes play practically impossible.