Meeting room of the XVIII Congress of the Komsomol in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses. Speakers: L. I. Brezhnev, B. N. Pastukhov. Students of vocational schools, pioneers greet the participants of the congress. The delegates of the congress are speaking: A. Zhuganov, T. D. Lobanova, V. Mishin, V. N. Golubeva, V. V. Lepeshkina. Among those present - cosmonaut O.G. Makarov. Newsreel: Komsomol members on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War, on the construction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline, the development of virgin lands, work in the shops of industrial enterprises and in agriculture. Tajikistan. At the wheel of a cotton harvester S. Bazarov. Collected cotton piles.