Earth Day in Washington D.C. (part of a series of clips in a row). Environmental activists and demonstrators protest against oil drilling in the Gulf and elsewhere. A large crowd gathered on the street. They march holding banners. One demonstrator flashes the Peace sign and a clenched fist 'fight the power' sign at the same time. Banners seen include 'God is not dead he is polluted on earth' , 'R.I.P. 1990 A.D.', 'Standard Oil is Spouting Off', and 'No Oil Drilling in the Gulf' The people gather outside the United States Department of the Interior building. They protest against the oil drilling and attendant pollution. Senator Gaylord Nelson, organizer of Earthday, is seen in the crowd. A flag, similar to the United States flag, but with green stripes, flutters in the wind atop a flagpole. Oil that has been spilled on the sidewalk is seen.
Circa-1990 aerial flyover of Disneyland, in Anaheim, California, followed by brief vintage footage of Walt Disney in an office in 1955, introducing Disneyland and showing a giant map of the theme park on his wall. Shots of July 1955 opening ceremony are presented along with shots of the Disneyland 35th anniversary celebration. Ronald Reagan is seen at both events. President Ronald Reagan in 1990 seen congratulating the park on it anniversary. Then a flashback shot to 1955, with actor Ronald Reagan leaning over a balcony of Main Street in Disneyland and talking about the opening celebration. Cutting back to 1990, Roy E. Disney is seen unveiling a plaque at the anniversary celebration. Scene shifts back to 1955, with Walt Disney welcoming visitors to Disneyland during its opening celebration, and a view of a plaque unveiled at the park's opening. In 1990 footage, Roy Disney notes that no one except Walt could have predicted the success of Disneyland. Views of visitors at contemporary Disneyland enjoying a teacup ride and on the Splash Mountain log flume ride, followed by scenes with colored confetti falling at the 35th anniversary celebration.
United States' first National Arboretum in Washington DC. The Arboretum has 60,000 varieties of various valuable plants, trees, shrubs and flowers some of which also have their origin in countries like China, Japan and Korea. Director of the Arboretum Henry Cardiff says these plants may have variety of uses as food, medicine and in other useful things. Botanical Scientist in the laboratory of Arboretum. Men and women visitors in the Arboretum observe various plants.
East Asian Arts Exhibit in Cipher Gallery in Washington DC. The exhibition displays East Asian artifacts made of precious metals from the period of 2300 BC to 700 AD. Maps showing the origin of such crafts. Golden engraved plates, sculpture of craters and miners, golden jars, things bearing resemblance to animals, also exhibited. Vessels, weapons, luxury items, paintings of artisans, artifacts, deer and wild buffalo made of bronze. Ancient pictures and sculptures made of carvings on precious metals.
New airplane of the President of United States George H. W. Bush at the Andrew's airbase, Washington DC. Interiors of the new Air Force One plane capable of withstanding nuclear radiations. The lounge, living room, conference room, fully equipped kitchen inside the plane. Satellite TV, telephones and luxurious interiors. The new Air Force One takes off.
Interiors of the National Archives Building in Washington DC. The Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom in the National Archives Building shows mural depicting the U.S. Declaration of Independence in 1776 and showing the founding fathers of the United States who signed the Declaration of Independence. Visitors look at the murals.