International exchange of CAP ( Civil Air Patrol ) cadets in Urbana, Illinois. A control tower with a sign that reads ' Welcome to University of Illinois airport '. A group of foreign cadets walk past the foot of the control tower. A flight line at the airport. Gliders and liaison planes on the line. The cadets look at the aircraft. A glider pilot gets into the cockpit of a plane. He fastens himself.
International exchange of CAP ( Civil Air Patrol ) cadets in Urbana, Illinois. A PT-13 aircraft being pushed manually for use as a tow plane for glider. A man attaches the glider to the tow plane as cadets look on. The PT-13 tows the glider to the take off strip. The glider takes off as the aircraft tows it. A Fairchild aircraft in flight. A glider aircraft comes in for landing and makes a touch down. A pilot in the cockpit of the glider aircraft after it lands. A man pushes the glider and it is towed for take off. A weather vane at the airport and flight control at the strip.
International exchange of CAP ( Civil Air Patrol ) cadets in Virginia, United States. A Seabee aircraft with a sign on it that reads ' University of Illinois '. A man checks the gasoline in the plane at the University of Illinois airport. A gasoline truck pulls up near the plane. A stationary aircraft on a flight line. Foreign CAP cadets get into the cockpit of the Seabee aircraft and work on the controls. Aircraft lined up. Cadets climb into the cockpit of a Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft. The engine runs and the aircraft taxis. A hangar in the background. Foreign cadets get into the cockpit of a liaison aircraft. An Italian cadet gets into a cockpit. Cadets climb up the cockpit of Navion aircraft. The aircraft taxis along. Cadets enter other liaison aircraft.
The University of Wisconsin Badgers and the University of Illinois Fighting Illini college football teams play football on field in Madison Wisconsin competing for Big Ten honors. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match. The Wisconsin team wins by 28-7 over the Illinois team.
Scenes from General Motor's Motorama event in New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel, in 1953. A couple stands next to a 1953 Pontiac Parisienne concept car displayed at GM's Motorama event. It was designed by GM's Harley Earl and team. The couple gets into the car as the man handles the steering. In the next scene, a young woman sitting in Oldsmobile Starfire is joined by another young woman. (Note: The Pontiac Parisienne is now part of the Bortz auto collection.)
International exchange CAP (Civil Air Patrol) cadets meet members of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team at Crosley Park in Cincinnati Ohio. CAP cadets from Netherlands talk to Reds manager and Hall of Fame second baseman Rogers Hornsby. Hornsby explains purpose of a baseball bat. Cadets watch infield practice, with #15 Rocky Bridges sliding into third base where #14 Grady Hatton is standing. Cadets crowd around batting cage while #24 Bob Borowski takes swings. Hornsby signs a baseball. Closeup of ball with Hornsby's signature. Closeup of 1953 Reds scorecard. Cadets sit in dugout, talking to Reds player.