Moscow city. Column Hall of the House of Unions. April 14, 1950. Participants of the evening in the hall, the podium. NS Tikhonov is speaking. Present: V. Mayakovsky's mother, K. M. Simonov, S. Shchipachev, M. Aliger, E. Dolmatovsky, D. D. Shostakovich. S. Balashov reads poetry by V. Mayakovsky (synchronously).