Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri arrives in Egypt for the Second meeting of Non-Aligned Nations. Lal Bahadur Shastri, who succeeded Nehru, arrives by a plane in Cairo and is greeted by the President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser. They review the honor guards. Flags of 47 Non-Aligned Nations fly from tall flag poles. Shastri and Nasser enter a building and attend the Second meeting of Non-Aligned Nations.
Twenty five thousand labors step out of a railroad car to work on building the Aswan Dam on River Nile in Egypt. A truck unloads tons of rocks and deposits on the banks of river Nile. Engineers and super wiser from Russia sit on scaffolds and decide plans of manufacturing. Rocks and manufacturing material transported across the river in a boat. Water slides down from a natural ramp.
The ancient Egyptian temples of Pharaoh Ramses II moved to a site 200 feet higher than original site, to prevent them from being submerged into floods of Aswan Dam on river Nile. Engineers from various nations work on to saw the temple into sections and reassemble them. Ancient 65 feet tall statue and smaller ones inside. Engineers and workers work together on the $36,000,000 project to save the ancient treasure.
Nikita Khrushchev waves and smiles from a moving train car. Narrator relates that Khrushchev has resigned from his post as Soviet Premier. Khruschev at a meeting. Scenes from Khrushchev's career. Khruschev shakes hand with Chinese communist leader Chairman Mao Zedong and they exchange books in a signing ceremony. Khruschev shaking hands with President Nasser of Egypt. Khruschev at UN meeting in 1960 tries to purge Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld. Khruschev speaking in a loud and animated fashion and shaking his fist from the UN podium. Khrushchev and other Soviet UN members pound their fists on their desks to disrupt the UN meeting. View of a May Day parade underway in Soviet Russia's Red Square. Khruschev waves at attendees of the May Day parade at Red Square. Leonid Brezhnev and Aleksei Kosygin seated with Khrushchev at a Soviet Central Committee meeting. Brezhnev at podium clapping hands as others in the Central Committee Hall stand and clap in a standing ovation. Brezhnev addresses people. Khrushchev in a large gathering hall with many celebrants at his 70th birthday celebration. He is shown smiling and laughing. He stands during a toast. Many medals are pinned on his jacket.
North Vietnamese documentary propaganda film. North Vietnamese gun boats firing in a river. North Vietnamese antiaircraft guns firing. Wreckage of downed U.S. Navy airplane. Captured U.S. pilot under guard by armed North Vietnamese sailor. Viet Cong firing machine guns at American aircraft. A transport plane hit by gunfire and burning in flight. Armed American soldiers running from a crashed helicopter. American MPs in a jeep pass a cyclist on city street. President Lyndon Baines Johnson; Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara; Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; U.S. Air Force General Curtis Lemay. Dean Rusk and Robert McNamara meeting with Vietnamese officials.Vietnamese man looking through periscopic binoculars. The North Vietnamese flag. Waterfront with factory on shore and Junks in the water. A manufacturing complex. Harvester in farm. Vietnamese school girls dancing in school yard. Vietnamese gun crew at an antiaircraft gun. Vietnamese Navy gun crew on deck of a gunboat. Vietcong preparing booby traps. Viet Cong escorting South Vietnamese prisoner. Vietnamese paratroops. Headlines of American newspapers saying U.S. officials urge raids against North Vietnam. Map showing U.S. attacks on Vietnam. Map highlights date 30th July 1964 and Tau Chien. U.S. aircraft carriers and task force underway at sea. Map highlights Hanoi and date 1st August 1964. Map highlights 2nd August 1964. Guns on ships fired by gun crew. Battleship underway at sea. Map highlights date 3rd August 1964. Map highlights Gulf of Tonkin and date 4th August 1964. Officials in a meeting. U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson speaks at mike. Men under a plane parked on airfield. U.S. carrier underway at sea. Map highlights date 5th August 1964. Aircraft takes off from carrier to attack North Vietnam. Vietcong fire on U.S. planes overhead. Machine guns fired. Men fire guns from North Vietnamese torpedo boat. Torpedo boats and American destroyers in fight.
Major events of 1956. Ships underway in Suez Canal, Egypt. President, Abdul Nasser announces the seizure of the canal. Soldiers move up in Egypt and dead Egyptian soldiers as a result of Anglo French attack. Anglo French planes bomb the canal area. Airborne troops land in the canal area. Debris due to aerial bombings spread on the street. Matter discussed at the United Nations meeting leading to a cease fire in the area. The Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold arrives in Egypt for negotiations. The United Nations Emergency Police forces enter a city in Egypt. People give a warm welcome to the forces.