A film about the problems of educating young people in the period of democratization of society, the work of the 20th Congress of the Komsomol. The trial of the defendants: I. V. Kovalev for additions to the state reporting; Savelyev for receiving bribes from drivers; Libanidze, N.V. Suslov. Moscow city. Kremlin Palace of Congresses. XX Congress of the Komsomol. Speakers: First Secretary of the Komsomol Central Committee V. Mironenko, Mikhail Gorbachev, congress delegates. Filmed by cameramen. Seeing off the construction team. Members of the construction team in the car, dismantling logs, bricks. Western Siberia. Tyumen. The drilling rig is working. Salekhard city. Construction of houses in the city. Young people at a subbotnik, a disco, in a public garden, a "teenager" discussion center, a club of experts, a youth theater. A youth ensemble is performing. Pioneer holiday, the participants of the holiday are marching.