This “Yesterday’s Newsreel” film offers the viewer “television highlights of the news of yesteryear” by providing vintage clips of famous people and events from the first half of the 20th Century. This episode begins with footage of the 1918 German Navy surrender. Britain’s Prince of Wales (Edward VIII) greets sailors aboard the USS New York (00:55). King George V is present for the surrender, as is British Admiral Sir David Beatty (01:18). Footage shows the German battleships passing by, including a German U-boat (02:18). In the next segment, viewers watch as American mobster Jack “Legs” Diamond is escorted by police. Diamond boards a train. He is then showed being taken into police custody. The segment ends with a shot of the rooming house in Albany, NY where Diamond was killed by rival gangsters. Next, viewers are treated to scenes of Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea, where lava is visible in the volcano’s cauldron. Sightseers crowd around the cauldron to watch the bubbling magma (04:27). Personalities of 1922 include: a French stage star—a Miss Van Gette??—whose legs have recently been insured for a million dollars (05:05); the founder of the Boy Scouts, Robert Baden-Powell, who inspects a boy scout troop in London; and Edward Earle and Billie Burke, recently crowned the “King and Queen of Movies” (05:51). In the episode’s next segment, “The Irish Free State is Born,” footage shows Eamon de Valera standing for the camera, shots of Irishmen gathering in the streets, and “Black and Tans” as they march through Dublin. Michael Collins speaks to a crowd of people. British Prime Minister David Lloyd George sits while considering the Irish’s bid for independence (07:11). De Valera reads the pact he made with Lloyd George. The episode then takes viewers to 1910, where Teddy Roosevelt arrives at the Wright Fairgrounds (St. Louis’ Kinloch Field) in an automobile; Aviator Arch Hoxsey takes Roosevelt flying in a Wright biplane. In “Fashions of the Day,” a woman shows off a riding habit with a long coat by W.W. Hook (09:30). Another woman models a tennis outfit. Other outfits include a black sheer dress and a formal evening gown with a mink-collared coat. The episode concludes with footage from two sporting events in 1927. Olympic diver Ulise Joseph “Pete” Desjardins dives for an audience (11:08). Major Henry Segrave sits with his car Mystery, a 1000HP Sunbeam, at Daytona Beach (11:40); the car takes off for a trial run, setting a new world record for speed.