U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace visits a copper mine and coal mine in Central Asia.
Central Asia Date:1941 Duration:2 min 34 sec Sound:Yes
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.
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