Blue ribbon event of the college rowing crew competition being held at Poughkeepsie in New York. Eight collegiate crew teams participate in the competition. The teams include Cornell Shell, Pacific Coast Boat, Krum Elbow, The Bears from the University of California, Big Red Boat, Western Giants, and the Husky crew team from the University of Washington. Spectators at the shore cheer for their favorites. The teams cross under a railroad bridge.
Players start race in Poughkeepsie, New York. Observation train carrying spectators move. Tough competition between teams. Boats race towards destination point pass under a bridge. Spectators sitting in the train see the race. Navy crew wins the race.
The Poughkeepsie Regatta in the New York, United States. Students of different Universities compete in the crew boat race. Two boats make advance. People watch the race from stands with the help of binoculars. Boats being rowed under a bridge across Hudson river. University of Washington Husky team beats Cornell University for the first position.
U.S. Lieutenant James Doolittle creates a world record in Cleveland, Ohio. Spectators seated in the stands. Lt. James Doolittle in flight and sets a new record of 293 mph in the trials of the Thompson contest at the National Air Races. Lt. Doolittle in front of his plane. A parachutist jumps from the plane. The chute opens and in flight. The parachutist lands safely. A delayed parachute jump. Johnnie Miller of Poughkeepsie performs loops in an autogiro (blend of airplane and early helicopter).
The 1932 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his daughter Anna Roosevelt and granddaughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall (sometimes known as Sistie) outside a building circa 1930. Roosevelt holds a cane while leaning against a column and plays with his grandson using the cane. People gather in the convention hall for the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Roosevelt addresses them, speaking of the need to "break foolish traditions" and "to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." The people applaud.
Baseball newsreel says "Yankees' Submerge Cubs' Pennant Hopes" but footage is of game 2 of 1932 World Series at Yankee Stadium. Wide shots of 50,000 in crowd. Shot of Cubs' Billy Herman leading off game with double. Shot of Yankee pitcher Lefty Gomez throwing. Shots of Cubs Kiki Cuyler reaching first on error and Riggs Stephenson hitting fly ball to score Herman from third base. Shots of Cubs' pitcher Lon Warneke walking Earle Combs in bottom of 1st inning. Closeup of Yankees' Babe Ruth in dugout. Warneke walks Joe Sewell, strikes out Ruth, gives up run-scoring single to Lou Gehrig. Shots of Cubs' Riggs Stephenson hitting double in top of 3rd, scoring on single by Frank Demaree. Shots from Yankees in bottom of third: Ruth walks, goes to second on single by Gehrig; minutes later, Ruth runs home on base hit, followed by Gehrig, who slides into home plate. Shots of Yankee stadium from outfield stands. At end of game, won by Yankees 5-2, fans cross field to exit stadium.