The newsreel includes the following plots: 1st plot. Why am I for sobriety? Academician. Lenin Prize laureate F.G. Uglov conducts an operation, talks (sync.) about the dangers of alcohol, reads a lecture to students at the institute (sync.), reads letters (sync.) sent to him by relatives and friends of alcoholics. 2nd plot. Before the barrier of deafness. Employees of the Research Institute of Defectology of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR study with children who have lost or partially lost their hearing. 3rd plot. If you do not sleep well. Doctor of Medical Sciences N.N. Yakhno talks (sync. And off-screen) about the problems of insomnia, which is a consequence of nervous overstrain. A patient suffering from insomnia during procedures in a physiotherapy room. Employees of the All-Union Center for Autonomic Pathology are conducting research. The doctor is talking with a patient suffering from insomnia. Physical therapy in one of the clinics in Moscow. Men swim in the pool. A group of skiers is walking along a ski track laid in the forest.