Footage of Russian astronauts accompanies story about assassination attempt on the men.
No titles. Assassination attempt on Russian space heroes.
General view of people in Red Square, Moscow. Several shots of people standing around a car, listening to car radios. C/U still shot of Alexandrovich Shatalov (stand-in pilot for Georgi Beregovoi) who was unharmed in the attempted assassination attack. C/U still shot of Georgi Beregovoi who was slightly injured.
L/S of Shatalov's rocket taking off. C/U of television screen showing Shatalov in the capsule. CU pan of photographs of the three astronauts from 1 to r, Khrunov, Volinov (Commander of the ship), Yeliseyev. L/S of the three astronauts walking towards the rocket's base. Angle shot of rocket Soyuz 5. L/S of the three astronauts waving from platform at top of rocket. Still shot of the four astronauts. General view of Moscow.