A football match is played between Texas and Georgia at orange bowl. Texas, also called Longhorns win over Georgia by 41-28. 61000 people turn up to see the match.
People watch ski jumpers in Snoqualmie Pass. Ski jumpers slide in a lane, rise in air and fall ahead. The mountains all around covered with snow. Trees on sides and in background.
United States Senator Brien McMahon, chairman of the Joint Commission on Atomic Energy, addressing the nation in the United States. Senator McMahon standing at the microphones speaks about the first atomic bomb test conducted by Soviet Russia (called RDS-1, First Lightning, or Joe 1) on August 29, 1949. The Senator talks about the President's announcement that the Soviet Union has exploded its first atomic bomb. He speaks about the atomic energy project and the necessity for U.S. President Truman to talk to the Russians. He says that the whole world has to be alerted about the atomic bomb explosion and interference of the United Nations is necessary in the matter.
Flags of various NATO member countries. Flag of NATO. Film 'The Atlantic Community' introduces the United States as a NATO member. American landscape views. American men,women and children walk to church. Memorial marking first settlements in America. Back Bay neighborhood along bank of Charles River in Boston. Side and front view of Old State House in Boston. Pedestrians and traffic with 1940s automobiles on busy streets of Boston. Exterior view of Faneuil Hall and flower market in Boston. Civilians walk in street and cars drive by. Sweeping views of Harvard University campus buildings. View of New York city. Empire State building. Manhattan Island New York City as seen from the water. Tall buildings and skyscrapers of Manhattan. Upward panning view from ground to top of Empire State Building in 1949. Busy street in New York city. American people at work including a man operating precision manufacturing equipment, a woman typing on a typewriter, and a man carpenter sawing wood. A seamstress sews clothing, an executive on the telephone in an office, factory workers at work; bricklayers working; women examine clothing designs, draftsmen at work on drawing plans. View inside a locomotive of the engineer operating a train at high speed. View from exterior of passenger train as it approaches and passes by. Aerial views of farmland and hay in fields under a dusk sky. Elevated view of American industrial factories and smoke pouring from chimney stack pipes. Cowboys with herd of cows at the foothills of Rocky mountains. American dam on a massive lake. View of the Mormon Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Mormon temple from a distant elevated position with mountains in background, and then a street level view of Salt Lake Temple with statue of Brigham Young in foreground and 1940s vehicles. Aerial view of Lockheed Constellation aircraft in flight. American landscape views. Mountains and oceans. Golden Gate Bridge. Niagara Falls view. Fort Montgomery. The Rainbow Bridge from U.S. to Canada.
Newsreel clip begins with views inside and outside the Polo Grounds, the home stadium of baseball's New York Giants. Fans leave through the center field gates at the end of a game. Baseball commissioner Happy Chandler smiles and poses for the camera at his desk. Giants manager Leo Durocher, wearing 1940s-style street clothes, disembarks from a plane with other members of the team. Reporter shouts "Leo!" at him and photographer asks him to wave, to no response. At Polo Grounds, Giant players and coaches walk down the staircase from the center field clubhouse to the field. Durocher says a few words to reporters. Durocher walks across the field and into the Giants' dugout. (Note: Silent except for moment of wild sound when reporter calls out to Durocher)
U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the Housing Act in Washington D.C., United States. Truman seated at a desk. Officials including members of the Housing Administration stand in the background. The president signs the American Housing Act of 1949, which expanded the federal role in mortgage insurance and creation of public housing. A close up of the members and Truman signing the act. The act and a pen on the desk. Truman seated at the deck holding a pen.