Dramatization depicts Thomas Jefferson's education at the William and Mary campus and the Governor's palace in Williamsburg, Virginia. Old buildings in Williamsburg. The college of William and Mary. A statue in front of the building. Dramatization: Women actor walks towards the building. Portrait of a man on a pole outside the building. A woman actor comes on a horse cart and walks inside the building. A statue on the top of the entrance door. The building of Governor's palace with two statues at the entrance door. A woman actor walks on a path with trees on either side. Garden at Governor's palace. The woman actor moves out of the building.
Presents travelogue of regions of United States. Pictures show sites located in New York, New England and Mid Atlantic States. In Manhattan, views of Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, New York City skyscrapers, plane flying in sky over Manhattan. Monuments, shopping areas, Carnegie Hall, pedestrians in New York City. A trainer teaches aerobics. Times Square and clubs and theaters of Broadway at night with lighted neon signs. Aerials and ground views of skyscrapers in New York City. View of Niagara Falls. Yacht at river in Boston. Buildings in the background. People in boats and outside cafe in Maine or New England, with fishing boats providing Lobster. Horse-drawn carriage, beaches, casinos and State House in Pennsylvania. Amish carriage pulled by a horse on roads in Pennsylvania. View of Atlantic City beach and casinos and hotels. Monuments in Washington DC including White House, Washington Monument, Statue of LIncoln in Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol building viewed from grounds of Washington Monument. View of fossils inside Smithsonian Natural History Museum. Spirit of '76 and space vehicles seen in Air and Space Museum. Planes on tarmac at Washington National Airport with Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument in background. Travelers at airport rental car counters for Hertz and National. Small hotel or Inn in Virginia. Virginia countryside and view of Monticello. People in historic costume on horses, with carriages, and on foot in Colonial Williamsburg.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth along with Prince Philip arrives in Williamsburg, Virginia, for a ceremony to mark the 350th Anniversary of the first British settlement in the New World. Queen Elizabeth is escorted by the Governor of Virginia, Thomas Bahnson Stanley. She addresses the United States people. Queen Elizabeth takes a look at copy of the Magna Carta and signs the guest register. United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower welcomes the Royal couple in Washington D.C. Photographers take pictures. The honor guard stands with rifles in hand. Mamie Doud Eisenhower welcomes Queen Elizabeth at the White House.
New York City harbor waterfront at lower Manhattan as seen from the water, in New York, United States. View of Manhattan skyline, skyscrapers, and buildings from the water front. Barges and boats pass beneath the Brooklyn Bridge with smoke and steam emitting from stacks. Slow pan of Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn across to Manhattan. Views of traffic on the bridge including a streetcar and other cars and trucks. Scene changes to view of Williamsburg Bridge seen from atop the bridge itself. Cars and trucks are seen moving on the outer lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge, as a barge passes underneath. Side view of the Williamsburg Bridge connecting Williamsburg, Brooklyn with the lower east side of Manhattan. During this time and until 1924, this was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
Views of President Harry Truman's new yacht 'U.S.S. Williamsburg'. The yacht is readied for him. The interior of the yacht is seen. The yacht was a gunboat before it's conversion into yacht.
Scenes from the Academical Village at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. A sketch of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, on a table. View of the North side of the Rotunda, and the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda. Students standing on the steps of Old Cabell Hall, with a view past a statue of Blind Homer with his Student Guide, by Moses Ezekiel, and up the Lawn toward the Rotunda South entrance. A couple walking on the lawn. Women stand and talk on the Rotunda terrace near the East Lawn. Lawn at the Academical Village of the University of Virginia. Students walking on the East Lawn steps beside the Rotunda, toward University Avenue. Three U.S. military soldiers stand with a woman in front of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, founder of the University of Virginia, located on the West Lawn.