Chinese troops advance in India during Sino Indian War in year 1962. View of the mountains ranges. Chinese troops advance and invade the country. Civilians march through streets holding banners. People donate their jewelry and money. Prime Minister of India Jawahar Lal Nehru addresses the gathering.
United States First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy arrives on a visit to India. Scene of a gate. A hilly region. People on a bullock cart. A man takes a small child in lap. A child on woman's shoulder. Farmers in a field. Statues carved at Khajuraho temple. Decorated and carved gates. Colorful paintings on walls. Women play sitar and tabla. A traffic policeman gives directions to traffic and shows 'Stop' sign. Students and teachers in a college. Carpenter and a mechanic at work. Large crowd. National emblem of India on a gate. Guards on horses. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of India in a horse driven chariot in the Parliament premises. Air India plane lands at New Delhi airport. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi meet Jacqueline Kennedy, her sister Lee Radziwill and the American Ambassador to India, John Kenneth Galbraith. Galbraith talks to Prime Minister Nehru. Children clap. United States Embassy. Ambassador Galbraith and Jacqueline Kennedy in Embassy. Prime Minister Nehru talks with Jacqueline Kennedy in a garden. She buys a silk sari. A girl welcomes her with garland in Benares. A man answers her questions during visit to an art gallery. She meets Indira Gandhi. Jacqueline Kennedy meets Indian artists. Jacqueline Kennedy addresses the people present. Jacqueline Kennedy garlands an elephant's neck as a ritual.
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.
Sufi singers sing at Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh ,India. Jacqueline Kennedy at Fort of Fatehpur Sikri.
Scenes of elephant statues. People travel on bullock carts. Jacqueline Kennedy, her sister Lee Radziwill and John Galbraith, United States Ambassador to India gets out of a train at railway station in Agra. A man rows boat near Taj Mahal in Yamuna river. Jacqueline Kennedy visits Taj Mahal. A flag with a symbol on it in Benares. Jacqueline Kennedy on the steps on the bank of river. People perform rites and rituals on steps. Jacqueline comes to decorated boats in river Ganges. . A banner on a boat show Varanasi Junior Chamber. Temples of Benares seen.
Peace or war situation where China talks truce while India masses troops. The Red Chinese agrees for a Cease-fire. Indian troops march on to the Northern Front. Indian troops march with rifles in hand. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru reviews territorial troops about to join the regular army on the front.
U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during her visit as guest of royal family of Udaipur in Rajasthan, India. Jacqueline Kennedy with the Indian nobles and princes during a boat ride in the man made Lake Pichola of Udaipur. A crowd of natives at the lake shores watches the boat ride. She waves at the crowd. Palace buildings of the Royal family ashore. Mrs Kennedy steps out of the boat with the nobles.