Iskander Mirza visits Afghanistan during his tenure as the President of Pakistan. President Iskander Mirza of Pakistan aboard an airborne. Aerial views of the flood affected areas. Vast areas submerged in water. President Iskander Mirza gets off an aircraft. He shakes hands with officials at the airport.
Correspondent and host Harry Ellis in Washington DC broadcasts a bulletin about the refugee situation in Afghanistan. Soviet aircraft bombs on Afghanistan territory. Soviet helicopter MI-24 flies overhead. Situation in Afghanistan forces its people to leave their country. Afghan refugees camped on land in Pakistan. Doctor checks the Afghan patients. Epitaphs of Afghanis who could not survive. Afghan Refugees work in Pakistan. Afghan laborer breaks stones and another laborer fills grain into containers and then into sacks. Afghan Aid Medical Clinic where volunteer doctors give free treatment to Afghan Refugees. Doctor and nurses attend to the patients. Afghan Refugees camped in Afghanistan. Man watches over a grazing herd of sheep. Young Afghani children at a village school in Afghanistan.
A film titled 'Afghanistan a progressive country' about the life of people in Afghanistan. Silhouetted camels at dusk. A map depicts the location of Afghanistan. An aircraft in flight. The map depicts the location of Afghanistan close to China. A man looks at a map of Afghanistan. Mountainous country side and rugged hills. Snow covered Hindukush Mountains. A herd of camels on the move. Ruins of an ancient city. A ruined statue of Buddha.
A film about the life of people in Afghanistan. Nomads on the move. Native men play musical instruments and sing as others dance. An old bearded man stands. King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan talks to a man. Views of palaces and mountains in Afghanistan.
A film about construction of dams in Afghanistan. Views of landscape in the countryside including Hindukush Mountains and Kandahar in Afghanistan. People milling about on a street. Nomads on a field. A man works in a farm. A stream flows across a valley. Camels graze on a field. Officials of Morrison and Knudson company discuss about construction of dams and canals. Men at a drafting table as they discuss design. A passport placed on a table. A man enters an office in the United States. Another man reads a radiogram. A man speaks over a phone. A woman at a typewriter. A rail road train carries supplies to a port in the United States. The supplies being loaded onto a ship. The ship underway at sea. The ship arrives in Karachi, Pakistan. Cargo being unloaded at the port. Cranes are used to unload the supplies. The supplies are loaded onto a train which then moves towards Afghanistan.
Eleanor Roosevelt championing Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson II, as Democratic candidate for President, in 1960, in spite of two prior defeats at the polls. She is seen at an intimate gathering speaking with Stevenson and others. After Stevenson fails to gain the nomination, she supports the Democratic candidate, John F. Kennedy (JFK), with whom she is seen. In another scene, Mrs. Roosevelt stands with Kennedy, and Theodore Sorenson, his advisor and speechwriter. She sits with JFK as his political advisers stand behind them. October 31, 1962, Adlai Stevenson is seen informing the public that Mrs. Roosevelt is gravely ill. She dies on November 7, 1962. On November 10th 1962, mourners, including: Laura Delano, Nelson Rockefeller, Adlai Stevenson, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ralph Bunche,Theodore Sorenson, and Robert Wagner are seen walking across a snowy churchyard in Hyde Park,at her funeral. They are followed by Former President, Harry Truman, with wife, Bess and daughter, Margaret. A moment later, President John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy arrive, accompanied by Secret Service Agents. A NY State Trooper salutes as they walk past to enter the chapel. Mourners gather around the bier as clergy officiate for the burial at Springwood, in Hyde Park. Closeup shows President Kennedy, Vice-President Lyndon Johnson, and former President Truman standing together. The eulogy by Adlai Stevenson is heard as a montage of Eleanor Roosevelt images is seen. On April 23, 1963, signs Congressional Act, chartering the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation. He speaks about it outside the White House.