The research vessel,"Knorr," at harbor in Woods Hole, Massachussets. Oceanographer Robert Duane Ballard and crews of "Knorr", and "Lulu" prepare for Caribbean expedition, by test diving the deep sea submersible, "Alvin" in local waters. Mr.Ballard discusses his techniques to study the evolution of the Earth's surface. Ballard leaves the Knorr, aboard a skiff, and proceeds to the mother ship,"Lulu", where the deep diving submersible, "Alvin" is kept. Crewmen make adjustments to the "Alvin" and lower it by winches and cables, through an opening in the "Lulu" deck. Ballard and his pilot enter the Alvin for an 8 hour operation check run. Rear view of Alvin bobbing in the open space within the Lulu. several smimming divers release lines from the Alvin. An operator aboard the Lulu clears the Alvin for a dive. The research vessel moves underwater. Underwater views of the Alvin. Interior views of the Alvin, showing instruments and meters. At 3000 meters depth, they are in complete darkness, and the pilot turns on lights. Ballard notes underwater features. A surge of sand and mud rises from the Alvin's propeller. He takes photographs of creatures and sea bottom. The Alvin surfaces after the dive and is met by swimmers who dive from the Lulu, and climb aboard to assist in the return and securing of the deepsea submersible in its berth aboard the mother vessel, "Lulu."
President Woodrow Wilson signs documents. Russian spy Colonel Rudolph Ivanovich Abel outside Federal Court in New York City in 1957. Julius Rosenberg. Ethyl Rosenberg. John Anthony Walker, Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist for the U.S. Navy, who spied for the Soviet KGB from 1968 to 1985. View of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Federal Building, in Boston, Massachusetts. Barbara Walker speaks. Pictures of John Walker alone and John and Barbara Walker seated at a park. View of Barbara Walker's home in West Dennis, Massachusetts. View of the Walker's restaurant. Apartment house in Norfolk Virginia, where the Walkers lived, and boat, airplane, and real estate they owned. Walker in U.S. Navy uniform and at beach with children. Walker residence, Algonquin House Apartment building. Diagrams of drop sites and instructions used by John Walker. U.S. Capitol building. Holiday Inn where the Walkers stayed in Northern Virginia. Documents stamped Top Secret and 35,000 dollars in cash. F-14 landing on carrier deck. Photo of Laura Walker Snyder. Needles moving on Polygraph machine. Convoy of warships underway. Photo of John Walker with other Naval crewmen. Photo of Soviet Embassy in Washington, DC. Photo of cryptographic key card. U.S. nuclear submarine on surface. Zayre store in Washington, D.C. area. Drop site maps. Photo of John Walker's retirement party in 1977. Maps of North Africa and Europe. Photo of instructions for passing information at meeting sites in Vienna, Austria. Photo of Walker's residence, 1985. Photo of Jerry Whitworth. Letters from Whitworth to the FBI. Soviet KGB officer, Aleksei G. TKachenko. Michael Walker and Arthur Walker under arrest. John and Michael Walker under arrest. William Sessions, FBI Director.
The United States Open Championship at the Brookline Country Club in Massachusetts, United States.
People gather to watch the championship. Golfers strike the ball. A 3 way tie between Julius Boros, Jacky Cupit and Arnold Palmer. The three men go into an 18 hole playoff. Julius Boros shoots one under par and wrests the title from Cupit and Palmer. The players shake hands after the match. Boros with the trophy.
Cars parked along roadside in Rapid City, South Dakota. Men use trained dogs to search dead bodies in debris. Men search in wooded area. A volunteer puts on a scuba diver suit. Diver goes down water hole. Search team watches. Diver in water searches under debris for bodies. Diver comes up and indicates that he found nothing. Search team around water hole in wooded area.
Launch of two aircraft carriers and a battleship in the United States during World War II. People gathered at shipyards of New York Shipbuilding Corporation for the launch of the USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24). Sponsor Mrs. Thomas Holcomb seen with U.S. Marine Corps General Thomas Holcomb. Mrs. Holcomb christens the ship as it launches. Scene shifts to Fore River Shipyard in Massachusetts and launching of the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17). The aircraft carrier slides down skids into the water. Scene shifts to Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on the same day, December 7, 1942, as the launching ceremony for the Battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62). Carolyn Edison, wife of New Jersey Governor Charles Edison is seen christening the ship and it then slides into the water. Two boats underway in the background assist with positioning the Battleship.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy at his desk. Aero Commander 680 plane wreckage after crash near Southampton, Massachusetts. Policemen and police cars at the crash site, where Senator Kennedy had been pulled from the wreckage. Sign at entrance of hospital reads 'The Cooley Dickinson Hospital - Entrance'. Cars parked outside the hospital. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and others at the hospital. Robert Kennedy at a mike in a press conference. Cameramen record the event.