Film 'The Road to the Wall' depicts the rise of communism in Russia, Eastern Europe, China and Cuba. Refugees walk on the road and uphill with baggage in hand. Communist troops march. Refugees walk bare foot. Man carrying a child on his back. Huge gathering of people at the Kremlin wall (near future site of Lenin's tomb). Vladimir Ilyich Lenin haranguing a crowd during the Russian Revolution. Refugee women and children being checked by soldiers as they attempt to board a train. Closeup of a baby. Bodies of fallen refugees. Fidel Castro, in 1959, with Che Guevara, and other revolutionaries, in Cuba. A person being executed by a Che Guevara revolutionary firing squad. Huge parade in Communist China in 1960. View of Chinese workers manually pulling what appears to be, a heavy gun carriage. Parade of communists in East Germany in 1961. The Berlin wall, and East German policeman on horseback riding to intercept persons attempting to cross. A few East German people makingtheir escape from East Berlin to West Berlin by running through a gap in barbed wire at the Berlin Wall border, and being escorted by West Berliners afterward. Armed East German guards at border marked with barbed wire and other obstacles.
Final load test of Europe's longest bridge in France. The final load test of Europe's longest bridge and France's first toll bridge. A long lines of heavily laden trucks and tankers crawl across the bridge under the guidance of engineers.
The 10th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Europe. Germany: Allied troops standing at attention. Various flags are raised. Officers review the troops. Airplanes in formation flight showing aerial demonstrations. A band plays musical instruments and parades. The troops march. Naples, Italy: U.S. Navy Admiral Charles R. Brown reviews a parade. Color guard march with flags. Spectators watch the demonstrations depicting allied unity. Army tanks move past the streets of the city. A U.S. Army aircraft is carried. A beach with ships in the background.
Snow covered mountainous area. People with skis walk beside a stationary tram designed to transport skiers on the mountain. Trees in the background. Snow is falling.
A film about the low angle flying ability of U.S. Air Force B-58 Hustler aircraft in the United States. A map traces the route to be taken by B-58 aircraft to the Soviet Union. A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels the B-58 in mid air. A map traces the route of a possible B-58 Hustler aircraft mission to Kiev, Ukraine from England. The route of a B-58 mission from Pacific islands to China. A B-58 Hustler in flight carrying a free fall bomb pod. A crewman aboard an airborne B-58 aircraft. The B-58 aircraft makes a low pass over an airstrip.
The United States President Dwight D Eisenhower during a press conference at White House in Washington DC. Eisenhower arrives. He tells on microphone that more ground forces will be sent. Journalist asks whether they are confident and have capacity to handle the state. Photographer clicks pictures. The President listens to the questions and answers about his policies.