Excavation is done in a phosphorous mining facility. Fertilizers manufactured in Kazakhstan. 1947.
Phosphate mines in Kazakhstan, Soviet Union. A man drives camels loaded with material at a mining site in Karatau Mountains. Explosive is detonated. Workers climb a hill. An equipment in operation on hillside. Interiors of an electric power station showing technicians at an instrument panel with gauges. Sprinklers in operation.
A film about farm activities in Kazakhstan, Soviet Union during World War II. A Soviet on horseback. A herd of cattle grazes. A mountainous area. A boy stands in the middle of a flock of sheep. A combine harvester in operation. A thresher on a field. Men carry a sack of grain. Women pick tea leaves. Camels pull carts loaded with sacks, passing under arch gate into city.
Soviet Union Premier, Nikita Khrushchev, tours Siberia. Dignitaries hail the arrival of Premier Khrushchev in Almaty, the capital of Kazakhstan. They greet and present bouquets. The Premier tours to investigate lagging agriculture production. In a civic reception Khrushchev gives a speech to the local farmers. A man gives a sheep and a farmer presents corn to the Premier for demonstration.
U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace on a journey to China through Soviet Union. An animated portion of a globe shows his next destination. The Vice President visits Kazakhstan. A man on a horseback. Sheep, camel and cattle graze in the field. Kazakh man uses a pole with a running noose on it to lasso a horse. The people cook donuts. The horsemen smoke American king size cigarettes for the first time. Women make tea in the open. The coal mine industry in Karaganda. Open cut coal pits. Bulldozers scoop of the earth to revile of coal. Tracks being laid and the trains moves into the cut coal pits. The equipment being used in the mines. Wallace speaks to the engineers. The machines and trains being operated by women. They then visit a copper mine also known as Soviet anaconda. A crane picks up the copper.
Senate Hearings,1947 in Washington DC. Officials and dignitaries seated for Senate Hearings, 1947. Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. is questioned. He testifies about profits made on war contracts by him before Senate War Investigating Committee. He says that he has not made any profits on war contracts. Views of Hughes and other dignitaries sitting during the hearings.