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The Big Picture - Shape of the Nation

CREATED BY Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984 ) USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: During the past year, President Kennedy has discussed growing concern over the physical shape of Americans, both young and old alike. This week's THE BIG PICTURE headlines Bob Hope and Jerry Colonna as they 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. FOR MORE INFORMATION
Length: 02:09


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