Practice session with mechanized dummy in Ventura, California. The Los Angeles Dons, an American football team gets training under President Don Ameche and Coach Jim Phelan. President Don and Coach Phelan watch the team members during the training. Team member tackles a dummy. Squad learn to tackle moving mechanized dummies (the Tikker Blocking Dummy). Mechanized dummy with wheels. Team members practice with a dummy on ground.
Rodeo stars give an example of excellent horsemanship by tactfully controlling horses in a Rodeo tie at Ventura in California. But they fail to control a bull.
Rose Bowl parade and fete in Pasadena, California. Men stand with poster that reads '52nd annual tournament of roses'. A girl on a float waves. Name on a float reads 'our navy'. Model of an eagle on a float. Float of San Francisco with model of Golden Gate Bridge on it. Floats of Stanford, Nebraska, Ventura, Los Angeles and Glendale go by.
British working men visit Assembly Line Production of Ventura and Constellation airplanes at Lockheed Plant in Los Angeles. Drill presses and electric spot welders are used. Shows assembly line production of lightening wings and other airplane parts. Women in factory's cafeteria.
United States President Harry S Truman with Vice President Garner in Texas during an election campaign. President Truman in car with Vice President John Nance Garner 'Cactus Jack'. Man with a sheep. Sign on the sheep reads 'Dewey Goat', and Truman is seen petting the sheep that represents his opponent. Crowd greets President Truman in San Antonio and waves as his car goes by on a street. Truman is seen posing in front of the Alamo. Next Truman visits Austin Texas where he addressed Civil Rights, according to the narrator, saying that his opponents, the Republicans, don't want public unity. President Truman meets on his moving train car with Sam Rayburn, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives. President Truman addresses a large crowd gathered outdoors in Fort Worth Texas. Next seen shows his opponents activities: Crowd greets Governor Thomas E Dewey in Oakland California. Banner reads 'Welcome Governor Dewey'. Train of Governor Dewey is seen moving on tracks. Scenes of Republican presidential candidate Dewey with Mrs. Dewey addressing a crowd in Kelso, Oregon. Officials there present him with a string of fresh caught salmon fish as a gift. Governor Dewey on dais with his wife. Mrs. Dewey addresses crowd.
Contribution in Los Angeles to the beautification campaign by Claudia Alta 'Lady Bird' Taylor Johnson. Jules Stein, the founder chairman of the Music Corporation of America (MCA) Board, formally presents the Los Angeles thoroughfare to the city's Mayor, Sam Yorty. Signs at intersection of Lankershim and Ventura are seen. Officals stand at the divider on the road. The landscaped esplanade in front of Universal Studios on Lankershim Blvd is beautified by lights and trees. Traffic on the road. Trees and plants of the landscaping project are seen.