A cotton boll picking machine in Stoneville, Mississippi. Men pick cotton bolls with hand in a field. The Rust Brothers demonstrate a cotton picking machine invented by them. A sign on the machine reads 'Rust cotton picker'. The machine picks cotton bolls. People look on at the machine in operation. The bolls are loaded in a bag attached to the machine.
A large crowd gathered at the Mississippi Economic Council silver anniversary meeting in Jackson, Mississippi, held at the Coliseum. President Nixon enters the meeting auditorium with his wife Pat. Whole of the crowd in auditorium applauds. Officials greet and welcome them on stage. Mississippi Governor William L Waller gives introductory address and praises Nixon's concern for Mississippi. President Nixon listens carefully to his words and shakes hands with him as he finishes his speech. Other officials attending included Senator Jim Eastland, Senator John Stennis, and Mississippi congressmen.
Activities of farmerettes in New Hebron,Mississippi. Farmerettes work at the farm. They pluck ripened apples and put them in baskets. They put the fruits in cider press. They collect the ripened pumpkins on field and load them in carts.
General of Army, Douglas MacArthur, speaking on the steps of the Mississippi State Legislature, addresses a joint assembly of the Mississippi State Legislature, and citizens, in Jackson, Mississippi. MacArthur emphasizes that charity begins at home. He questions the merits of America spending billions to fight communism abroad. Further, he questions the commitment of European nations to fight against communism. He notes that the U.S.A. had spiritual leadership of the world, backed by the greatest military power in history, at the end of World War 2. But he claims the U.S. dissipated that power, by betraying Nationalist China; and permitting the Soviet Union to expand into Eastern European countries; while American disarmed and demobilized.
A large crowd gathered to welcome U.S. President Nixon at the Mississippi Economic Council silver anniversary meeting in Jackson, Mississippi. President Nixon from speaker's podium in the Coliseum addresses the Economic Council. The spectators applaud as Nixon speaks about Mississippi. Officials attending include Governor William Waller, Senator Jim Eastland, Senator John Stennis, and Mississippi congressmen.
A large crowd gathered at the Mississippi Economic Council silver anniversary meeting in Jackson, Mississippi. A large number of people gathered outside the auditorium to welcome President Nixon. Two news anchors from their desk watch the proceedings. Spectators applaud for President Nixon as he enters the auditorium. Mississippi elected officials on the stage greet and talk to each other. Officials attending included Governor William Waller, Senator Jim Eastland, Senator John Stennis, and Mississippi congressmen.