Gold mining operations at Siuna deep in the interior of Nicaragua, are supported by DC-3 aircraft. DC-3 on a field is being loaded with food and supplies from ox cart. The aircraft is fitted with JATO (Jet assisted takeoff) units. Plane taxis and makes jet-assisted take off, at a steep angle. Spectators watch the aircraft. View of pilots in the cockpit. Aerial view of the Siuna mining site. View from ground of DC-3 Aircraft landing on dirt strip at the mine site. Steam shovel filling a dump truck with gold-bearing ore. Views of the ore processing plant and operations. A 50-lb gold brick is boxed for aerial shipment. DC-3 departs the mining site using JATO.
Television broadcast of Henry Trewhitt and Harry Ellis answering to the questions from a studio in Washington DC. A viewer asks a question from Belgrade. Cancun, Mexico: View of the coast of the city. President of the United States Ronald Wilson Reagan disembarks from the aircraft. The president with the officials. Harry Ellis speaks about the conference of industrial powers and of the developing nations. A viewer asks question from Oslo about the President's foreign policies to Nicaragua. People in Nicaragua. Henry Trewhitt states that the U.S. will not bear the socialist Sandinista government in Nicaragua. A viewer asks question from Seoul about America's trade policies. Harry Ellis speaks about the export of steel to Korea. Steel poles hooked are loaded on a transporter at dock. An overhead crane moves a furnace containing molten steel. Harry Ellis states that the president Reagan will work on protecting steel and automobile industry.
Political protest in Managua, Nicaragua. Windows of a building and a car damaged. Windows over Air Conditioners damaged. 'No Mas Somoza' written on wall. Policeman frisks men in line. Photographer click pictures in the background. Building named 'Central De Nicaragua'.
Television discussion about United States- Latin American relations in United States. Frank Carlucci answers the questions of the people regarding this topic. Maria C Siccardi presents the show. A question is asked from Brasilia regarding the presence of the Soviet/Cuban in Nicaragua. Discussion about the possibility of an agreement in the Caribbean, Cubans in Central America and their relation to the situation in the Caribbean, achieving peace and elections in Nicaragua.
Film opens showing devastated snow-covered remains of Peterhof Palace and its fountains, in Leningrad, after the Russians ended the siege of that city in January, 1944 of World War II. The next scenes show crowds gathered on 25 August, 1946, to celebrate the newly restored fountains, which are seen spraying water again. (Narrator notes that Russians now call the place Petrodvorets, meaning Peter's Palace.) An official speaks, at the ceremony, about the architecture of Petrodvorets and its cultural masterpieces still to be restored. Glimpse of statuary and array of fountains. Closeup of several young women holding flowers. Another shot of the fountains spraying along both sides of a central pond, with spectators crowded along the extreme sides near lines of trees.
Brief view of Josef Stalin and Mikhail Kalinin with Molotov and other revolutionaries observing Russian military parade, about 1925. Tanks roll on to the streets and heavy guns are also displayed at the parade. A completely separate scene, from 1946, shows Soviet Premier, Joseph Stalin and dignitaries strolling into the lobby of the Bolshoi theater, where Winston Churchill, Averell Harriman and Joseph Stalin pose for photographs.