Regiments of National Guard barring the way into the area where spinal meningitis is spreading in Snyder Oklahoma. Guard strops the car along a road. He writes on Military Quarantine Pass and allows the car to move. A truck passes.
Federal Loan Administrator John W Snyder proposes his reconstruction finance plans in Washington DC. He speaks about the disposal of huge war surpluses after end of World War II. Snyder proposes RFC absorption of various subsidiaries.
Swearing in of Secretary of the Treasury and Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion in the United States. Frederick Moore Vinson sworn in as Secretary of the Treasury by Justice Groner. Former Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr. stands nearby. Officials greet Secretary Frederick Vinson. At White House in Washington DC: Ex-Federal Loan Administrator John Wesley Snyder sworn in as Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion. Officials greet Director John Snyder.
Salvage operations for U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II. Salvage holds in overturned hull of U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37). A diver wearing mask goes under compartment. Men work on hull of USS Oklahoma. Gasoline drums are hoisted by a crane. Men work on hull of USS Oklahoma.
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.
Reconversion Chief, John Snyder gives a statement in Washington DC. He states that government is committed to a program which will provide jobs for all. A microphone is placed in front of him on a table. He reads from a document.