American astronaut John Glenn's teachers, friends and other people speak about him in New Concord, Ohio.
New Concord Ohio USA Date:1963 Duration:6 min 8 sec Sound:Yes
A film titled 'The John Glenn Story' on the life of American astronaut John Herschel Glenn Jr. He was the first American to orbit the earth in 1962. U.S. President John F Kennedy seated at a desk in his office. He says that John Glenn "is an inspiration to all Americans." A radar locates an aircraft. MIG Aircraft in flight is shot down. The launch of a rocket. POV driving through New Concord, Ohio. Aerial view suburban houses of New Concord. Boy throws rocks into pond and runs through field. Boy running under bridge and looking through stone foundation. Boy riding a bike. Boy running through field with arms outstretched as if flying. Boy waving to train pulled by diesel electric locomotive as train runs by New Concord railroad station. Mayor Taylor of New Concord Ohio speaks about John Glenn. External view New Concord High School. Teach Harvard Steele speaks about John Glenn. External view of newly constructed John Glenn High School. First graduates of John Glenn High School during graduation ceremony. View of Glenn Plumbing building in New Concord. Muskingum College in New Concord Ohio. Shots of young men playing football, basketball, track, baseball. Young men do calisthenics while Muskingum coach Ed Sherman speaks about John Glenn's athletic accomplishments. Students sit on bench at Muskingum College and talk about John Glenn.
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