The city of Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo region. Meeting room of the International Council for open pit coal mining. Council members oversee the open pit mining of hard coal at one of the open-pit mines of the Kemerovougol association. City of Novosibirsk, Akademgorodok. Exhibition of devices manufactured by the optical-mechanical plant "Karl Zeiss, Jena" from the German Democratic Republic. Academician G.I. Marchuk is among the scientists visiting the exhibition. Processing of parts of a turbine generator, testing it in the workshop of the Novosibirsk plant "Sibelektrotyazhmash". Procurement of fodder in the "Moskalensk" sheep breeding plant in the Omsk region. Machine operators are working. Loading and unloading operations in the Novosibirsk river port. The complex brigade of loaders of I. E. Kladov is working. A decade of art in the Altai Territory. Speakers: Leningrad poet M. Dudin, Leningrad artists M. Pakhomenko, E. Gil and others.