BRITISH SHIPPING STRIKE For the first time in 55 years, Britain's seamen went out on strike. At least 500 ships and 12,000 of Britain's 65,000 seamen were idled, and the strike had severe effects on Britain's economy. Empty, unloaded ships are shown. Containers are stacked next to ships on empty docks. A (Daily Mirror) newspaper is seen headlined “CALLING SEAMEN.” A man is standing on an elevated platform, talking to a large group of men. He is well dressed wearing a tan or white trench coat, with a dark turtleneck sweater underneath it. He wears glasses. In his right hand are papers and a folder for them. His left hand holds a microphone. His listeners are all men. All are dressed in better clothes than if they were going to work. There is a distribution of younger and older men.
Date: May 16, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
CERMAN DESCRIBES PLANNED EVA Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan describes an animation of the planned EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity) for the upcoming Gemini 9 mission. First using a small model, and then an animated simulation, he describes the Environmental Life Support System (ELSS) chest-pack, and alterations made in the G4C suit legs to ward off heat from the AMU's hydrogen peroxide maneuvering rockets. The simulation shows him exiting the spacecraft, then being propelled a distance from it, using the thruster rockets. To insure that he can return, he is tethered by a thick cable. He then is seen returning to and entering the spacecraft.
Date: May, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:36:00, With Audio
STREET BATTLE IN VIETNAM A jeep carrying North Vietnamese soldiers, followed by enters a small town. Shooting is heard. Soldiers, wear caps, rather than helmets. All are armed with rifles. Two civilians shoot from behind a tree. A man runs across the street. A small prop-driven plane flies above. Two civilians hide behind a cement post. Soldiers and civilians are seen running. Soldiers round up civilians, herding them to a central location.
NORTH VIETNAMESE OCCUPY HUE In the aftermath of an attack on the city of Hue, North Vietnamese troops move to occupy the city. Troops are massed in the town square, while others man truck-mounted anti-aircraft guns. They are protected by sandbags stacked around the trucks. Masses of civilian refugees are seen fleeing the city. A downed American helicopter sits in the middle of the city. There is a gathering around the bodies of the crew. Everywhere there is chaotic running to escape the violence.
NICKLAUS AND PLAYER COMPETE IN GOLF TOURNAMENT Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player compete in a golf tournament. A large and enthusiastic audience applauds the performance of each man. Both men are shown teeing off and putting on the green.
POLICE CLOSE IN ON KIDNAPPER Uniformed officers, along with others in civilian clothes, board a flatbed truck, an armored vehicle, and civilian cars, to storm the home of a kidnapper who had killed a victim. On arrival, they surround the large wooden home where a suspect is barricaded. One of the officers receives a grazing stomach wound from the suspect. Following the attack, the wounded suspect is lifted onto a gurney. An officer carrying a rifle inspects a bullet pierced window.
KIDNAPPING VICTIM'S PARENTS INTERVIEWED After a kidnapped girl is successfully rescued, the girl's parents are interviewed. Also interviewed is a doctor who examined the girl. The doctor states that the girl told him she had been well treated and he found her to be in good condition. The parents state that they were certain that the girl would be returned to them and that they are overjoyed that the ordeal is over.
JACK NICKLAUS DISCUSSES CHARITY GOLF EXHIBITIONS Jack Nicklaus, a top golf player, discusses scheduling of charity exhibitions. Such are arranged through rules set by the PGA. Nicklaus estimates he plays approximately 15 charity events a year.
KOSYGIN ON PORT SAID Soviet Chairman Alexey Kosygin speaks to an enthusiastic Egyptian crowd. People run and jostle to get a view of the convoy carrying Koysygin. Later, he participates in a wreath laying ceremony, returning to view the crowd from a balcony above them. Festive atmosphere of the event is demonstrated by confetti being dropped from the balcony where he stands, and by the enthusisam shown on the faces of the watching viewers.
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