Carpenter receives DSM, shows his family the space capsule 'Aurora 7' and speaks.
American commentary, transcript on file.
MS M Scott Carpenter's (Astronaut) family on tarmac. MS CU Carpenter being greeted by his wife & children as he leaves aircraft. Various shots Carpenter in car travelling through crowded streets. CU. James E. Webb (NASA Chief) presenting D.S.M. of the NASA to Carpenter. CU Carpenter's mother Various shots Carpenter showing his family the capsule he made the space flight in. Various shots crowds Carpenter and Mrs Carpenter News Conference. MS & CU Carpenter speaking he dispels idea that he was confused, apologises for the worry he caused and finishes, 'in many respects this was as easy as a bus ride'.