Highlight reel of activities surrounding 1969 Little 500. Includes Red Carpet Day, qualifications, "This is Your Life" event featuring William Armstrong, women's tricycle race, the Fashion Show, the Regatta, the Golf Jamboree, and of course, the race itself, with winners Alpha Tau Omega.
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Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Demonstrates how the campus industrial recruiting at the University of Connecticut resulted in confrontation between student activists and the University president. Uses two camera crews working independently to show simultaneously the philosophies and strategies of both sides. Depicts how the students' attempt at a peaceful protest was met by police who read the riot act and made arrests. Shows the president conversing with other administrators, and questions whether the use of force was appropriate.
Explains that most black people are being provided with inadequate medical and dental care and that today there are fewer black doctors graduating from medical schools than there were in 1955. Points out that in black communities there is one black doctor for every 5,000 people compared to a ratio of one doctor to 670 people in white communities. Describes efforts to alleviate this situation.
Shows that the traditional life of the Polynesians of American Samoa is being altered and challenged by its governing authority, the United States, and that a potential conflict exists between the western goals of education which stress independent thinking and the cultural values of Samoa which emphasize obedience to the family and respect for authority.
Describes Project WILL, a plan designed to promote racial understanding between black and white high school students in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Relates how one staff member becomes disillusioned during the federally sponsored project conducted in two six-week sessions, and challenges the premise of the experiment. Indicates that although the students were supposed to be making their own decisions, they actually had no control over the project.
Celebrates the 1820-1970 sesquicentennial of Indiana University by surveying its history and current programs. Points out the admission of women and students from other countries. Covers the development of the schools of music, medicine, education, business, and law, as well as the growth of the College of Arts and Sciences. Features brief scenes of the five regional campuses and of various athletic programs. Includes footage of Chancellor Herman B Wells, former President Elvis J. Stahr, and current President Joseph Sutton.
Describes the program of self-determination in Roosevelt City, a newly-incorporated all black city in Alabama. Explains that because the city has very little money, all government officials and those providing community services are unpaid. Describes the attempt to make all people desire to become involved in the operations of city government.
Characterizes the land that lies along oceans and large lakes in terms of physical features and uses of the land. Points out that differences in the physical appearance of land near shorelines may be caused by natural forces such as wind and erosion, or by man building inland waterways and constructing recreational facilities. States that nature sometimes ruins what man has built, but that man often destroys the beauty of land that nature has taken a very long time to develop.
Surveys the inadequate nutrition, the lack of water, and too few medical facilities which face many black southern residents. Shows how these problems affect both the physical and mental development of the people. Interviews a midwife and the only black obstetrician in Mississippi.
Reviews the recent career of Julian Bond, member of the Georgia State Legislature, including his protest candidacy as the first black man to be nominated for the Vice Presidency at a Democratic National Convention.