Mississippi River, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Cut story with American commentary.
MS. Motor boat being lowered into river. GV. crowd. MS. starter waving flag. LS. pan as boats race away from start. Various shots race in progress. CU. winner Dick Pond. (Comb
Scenes showing the controlled explosions to divert raging Mississippi waters.
Mud banks are cleared by dynamite explosions on the Mississippi River.
Concrete blocks are placed on the bed of the Mississippi in an effort to stem floods.
Footage of a huge Mississippi floods - the worst in 103 years.
First black American registers at the University causing discord, Kennedy speaks on the matter.
American newsreel about admission of first black student to Mississippi University.
Man on Mississippi steamboat in 19th century costume moves down river with Canada flag.
March of the freedom fighters in Jackson, Mississippi.