A film about ordinary people, whose word in today's world can and should be decisive. The mother plays with the child; sculpture - grieving mother; people at the memorial in honor of the heroes and victims of the war in Donetsk. Demonstration, people with placards, footage of military chronicles. Session of the UN General Assembly on Disarmament. Leonid Brezhnev's speech at the XXVI Congress of the CPSU. G. A. Zhukov's speech on television; demonstration in Czechoslovakia.