President Kennedy discusses growing concern over the physical shape of Americans, both young and old alike. Bob Hope and Jerry Colonna report on the physical "Shape of the Nation." Also appearing in this report are Bud Wilkinson, famed coach of the University of Oklahoma and special consultant to the President on physical fitness; Bob Richards, former Olympic pole vaulting champion and three-time winner of the U.S. decathlon championship; along with Alan B. Shepard, Jr., America's first man in space. This documentary report is an amusing as well as a sober appraisal of our country's physical shape.
A film on the 1968 American Presidential campaigns and election, touching on important election events and issues from the earliest primary campaigns in New Hampshire to President-Elect Richard Nixon's morning-after victory speech.