Coverage of Major Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr in New York and his 34 hour orbital flight. Major Cooper speaks. Scenes of parade showing small child waving Ameican flag. Navy and AF flights marching and fireman putting up flags. Major on dais Cooper with dignitaries. Cameramen shoot films and pictures.City Hall seal and bunting.Intercut with cheering crowds,policeman with barricade and fireman with hook and ladder put up flag and make arch over street. City Hall dome.The attendees include Mrs. Trudy Cooper, Mrs. Susan Wagner, Vice president Lyndon B. Johnson and Mayor Robert F. Wagner. Major Cooper acknowledges cheering spectators, speaks and signs City Hall guest book. Crowd and high vantage viewing point.22 May 1963
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