1 plot. Academician B. V. Petrovsky opens a meeting dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of N. N. Burdenko. Speakers are the first vice-president of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences Academician Chernukh, Professor V. V. Kovanov, Academician E. I. Smirnov. 2 plot. Academician V. V. Kovanov, graduate students T. Rasukhov and N. Chaizhunusova examine the sections on the operating table. Kovanov in the operating room monitors the actions of graduate students A. V. Tyulenev, A. S. Ivanov, G. F. Lipskoy. The Kovanov family at home. 3 plot. II All-Union Congress of Neurosurgeons opens Deputy. Minister of Health A.G. Safonov. The Minister of Health of the USSR B. V. Petrovsky speaks at the congress.