Sculpted face of Thomas Jefferson in the mountain is covered with flag of United States. Unveiling of the sculptor takes place. Sculpted face of George Washington also seen in the mountain. People move down in a cable car. A ladder lies near the sculpted face of Thomas Jefferson. A hut is seen over the mountain
President Franklin Roosevelt arrives at Mount Rushmore in a car. He waves his hat to the crowd. He sits inside his car parked at the base of the monumental mountain. Gutzon Borglum gives an introduction to the audience regarding his on Mount Rushmore. Sculpted face of Thomas Jefferson is covered by a flag of United States. Sculpted face of George Washington is also clearly seen on the mountain. Blasting takes place at the mountain. Stones fall from the mountain along with smoke and dust. An aircraft is moving in the sky over the monument. President Franklin Roosevelt keeps his hand over the eyes to see the aircraft. President Roosevelt, wearing sunglasses, speaks to the crowd. Roosevelt's son holds one of the microphones. Gutzon Borglum briefs the president regarding the sculptures.
American President Franklin D Roosevelt at the unveiling ceremony on Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. President Roosevelt arrives in his car as crowd cheers. He waves his hat and takes a look at the monument. Gigantic head of Thomas Jefferson carved on the side of a mountain. A large American flag alongside. Sculptors continue their work of sculpting heads of George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Annual round up of American buffalo by cowboys and cowgirls at the Custer State Park in South Dakota, USA. View of the buffalo being rounded up for inspection. Riders on horseback seen assisting with the buffalo round-up.
Scenes of U.S. Strategic Air Command Minuteman Missile Security Police at work in missile bases at Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls. Montans, Minot AFB, North Dakota, Elsworth AFB, Rapid City, South Dakota, Francis E. Warren AFB. Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Whiteman AFB, Missouri. An armed Air Force Security policeman walks past a parked B-52 bomber. Air Force film "Missile Guardians, SAC's Minutemen Security Police." Animated description of Missile Control Facilities. Missile Combat Officer opens 8 ton blast resistant door of facility. Interior of Launch Center with Officer at duty station. Safe (Red) containing missile launch keys. View of missile location, showing fence and intrusion detection radar antenna. Access cover, above missile, with seismic alarm system and combination lock. Security Police Controller in his office. Security alert team is summoned to respond to intrusion alarm. (Note: Narrated by Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem)
View of the Crazy Horse Memorial, a colossal sculpture in situ, located in Thunderhead Mountain, in the Black HIlls of South Dakota, United States. Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski with his five sons working on the project. He sculpts a model of Chief Crazy Horse known as the Crazy Horse Memorial and he describes the project, including how he declined offers of U.S. government funds for the project. The in-progress sculpted model is of the Oglala Lakota Indian Chief Crazy Horse riding on a horse. A studio down the hill. Korczak Ziolkowski and his sons drill with drilling machine on rock. Dynamite explosion on the rock face. Ziolkowski poses for a photograph in front of a model of the Crazy Horse Memorial with his family.