Troops are called into Newton, Iowa, after rioting during a strike by washing machine factory workers.
Titles read: "WALKOUT - TROOPS CALLED IN IOWA STRIKE".
Newton, Iowa, United States of America.
Several shots of men on a picket line walking in a circle outside the Maytag Washington Machine Company. Governor Nelson G Crashell sits at his desk and is handed a piece of paper by his secretary as commentator says he had proclaimed a state of martial law after rioting during the 11-week-old strike.
A soldier pins a notice to a telegraph pole in the town. Major General Mat Dinley walks along the street with two other army men and a civilian man. Jeeps containing soldiers with machine guns travel past the washing machine factory.