Propaganda piece about living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung, with images photographed by Indians visiting the country. Delegates from all over the world at an international conference. Representatives from Iraq, Canada, Romania, Australia and Pakistan among others. Elderly Chinese revolutionaries pose. Mao Tse-tung's views (according to a narrator): He believes that war in inevitable between capitalist and socialist nations. View of a rally and military parade in China. Explosions during the Korean War in 1951 with Chinese troops in action. Homeless, displaced Tibetan children and families after the Chinese take over in 1959. Indian Army soldiers return after China's attack on India during the Sino-Indian War in 1962. View of Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Map of Asia depicts Chinese aggression towards its neighbors. Explosions during the Chinese aggression in Vietnam and Laos. Mao Tse-tung intent on risking a war with the West.
Official opening of the Trans-Canada Highway in Canada. A large crowd gathers at Rogers Pass in British Columbia for the opening ceremony of the Trans-Canada Highway. Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and other officials gathered for the ceremony. The highway is officially opened. Mountains in the background. Cars seen driving on the Trans-Canada Highway. View of the roadway, mountains and tunnels on the highway.
Actor Raymond Massey introducing the subject of North American Air Defense, which is a joint enterprise of Canada and the United States. A map of the United States, Canada and the Arctic. Animation shows radar sites comprising the Dew Line, Mid Canada Line and Pine Tree Line in Canada, as well as coastal and shipborne sites around the United States. Internal U.S. sites tied to the automated SAGE system (Semi Automatic Ground Environment) are shown. SAGE is a computerized control system for tracking and intercepting enemy bombers. The headquarters of NORAD (North American Air Defense) is shown, at Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado. Mr. Massey points out models of new antiaircraft missiles displayed on his desk. Animation shows how these can be fired from the ships at sea.
A rail road excursion in Quebec, Canada. Nearly 1200 passengers aboard a railroad train pulled by 4-8-4 and 4-6-2 steam locomotives as they enjoy a 200 mile long excursion trip. People look out from the train window. They click pictures. A man lying on the rail road track as he clicks a picture
88th Annual Shriners Convention in Toronto, Canada. The people stand on either side of the street. The shriners parade on the street. A sign reads 'Welcome Shriners'. The people carry flags and parade. A band plays music. People applaud. Men in mechanized vehicles. Decorated floats move on the street during the parade. The spectators look at the parade. People seated in chairs. A close up two movie comedian. The fireworks at night.
An animated map of Canada and the United States. Radio communications Tower over hilltop. Workmen installing underground communications cables. Telephone communications in everyday life. Men and women working in an office. United Press International teletypewriters on a desk. Man looks at a screen and speaks over the phone. A cable-laying ship in operation at sea. An animated map showing the undersea cable connections to various places.