A sailor hands documents to a man working on a typewriter aboard USS Mount McKinley AGC-7 underway in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1956, May 7 Duration:2 min 55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities aboard USS Mount McKinley AGC-7, serving as press observer ship for nuclear tests in the Pacific Ocean. A reporter works on a portable typewriter,on deck. A sailor hands documents to him. Animated map of the places in vicinity of Bikini atoll. Namu is circled with pencil. Aerial view of the island. Reporters come aboard the ship and the Captain greets them. Two reporters converse with the Captain. Several other reporters stand and chat on the deck. They discuss their credentials. One shows his identification card which reads "Uncleared Observer Program". A B-52 strategic bomber flies low over the ship. Another aircraft flies low over the ship. A group of reporters stands on the deck. Aerial view of island with target drawn on it.
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