The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Shape of the Nation

Streaming Video - 2008
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This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series focuses on President Kennedy's concern over the physical shape of all Americans. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration offers a sobering appraisal of our country's physical shape and features Bob Hope and Jerry Colonna. Also appearing 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; and Alan B. Shepard, Jr., America's first man in space.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : National Archives and Records Service, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 46 sec.)) : sound, color.
video file, rda
Alternative Title: Shape of the Nation


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