U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace visits Tashkent and Alma Ata in Central Asia.
Central Asia Date:1941 Duration:4 min 11 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 Tashkent. A building. Turkish people on streets and seated on a bench. Cars on street. People cross the street. The Vice President and U.S. ambassador to Moscow William Averell Harriman arrive for a diplomatic meeting. Mexican ambassador to Moscow. They greet each other. Vice President wears a cap. Vice President and others are seated on a bench as they talk. Wallace talks to a Chinese ambassador. He looks at the cotton field. Two women open the tap and water runs down from the irrigation channel . It flows into the cotton farm. Mexican Ambassador and Wallace look at the wine fruit. The fruits grown by Uzbek farmers. Vice President and others seated as they are entertained by the farmers. The Vice President visits the last city Alma Ata. People, buses and cars on streets. A crew members work on a plane and being introduced. A pilot in a cockpit. The crew turns the propeller. The vice president gets in the plane and U.S. Army Air Forces C-54 Skymaster takes off.
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