The film is dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the October Revolution, tells about the people of working professions, about the participants in the October Revolution. May Day demonstration in Leningrad. Foreman of fitters of the Leningrad Metallurgical Plant, Deputy V. Chicherov speaks at a session of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR in the Kremlin, in the plant's workshop for the manufacture of a hydraulic turbine for the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP, on the streets of Leningrad with the builder of the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP, V. Poznyakov, in the plant's shop ... Construction of the Sayano-Shushenskaya, Krasnoyarsk, Nurek HPPs. Landscapes of Siberia: wild rosemary, daisies by the river. Memorial Museum of V.I. Lenin in the village of Shushenskoye. V. Chicherov and V. Poznyakov summing up the results of socialist competition, in the museum. WWII veteran, retired colonel S. I. Makovsky at a meeting with young pilots. VIII Congress of Soviets. GM Krzhizhanovsky is speaking. SI Makovsky at the construction of the Dneproges, in the classroom at the flight school. Newsreel. The Great Patriotic War. Air battle. Makovsky at the plane. Victory Day. Veterans are passing by, among them S. I. Makovsky. M. Dovzhik on the development of virgin lands in Kazakhstan. Chronicle. Leonid Brezhnev is not virgin soil. The first virgin lands are coming. M. Dovzhik on a tractor, among virgin lands. Harvest. M. Dovzhik and Nurgambul Malgazhdarov in the field. Presentation of the banner to the brigade of M. Dovzhik. Chronicle. Kazakhs work in the desert. Coal mining. Metallurgical plant, steel is being poured. Space rocket launch. Construction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline. V. Lakomov at the construction of the BAM, at the construction of a road in Chile, at a meeting of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in the Kremlin, at a meeting of the XVII Congress of the Komsomol; congratulates the newlyweds. Demonstrations in honor of October on the streets of Zaporozhye, on the BAM, on the streets of Moscow.