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This clip contains footage of the rise of the Soviet Union after Stalin, and the inside departments of the KGB. Begins with zoom in CU of a Stalin loyalist who was used as a scapegoat and was executed after Stalin’s death. PAN of Stalin in his casket to men standing along side it, one being Nikita Khrushchev. Cuts to Russian soldiers marching, various Russians look on. Cuts to MCU of Khrushcev receiving a pin. Various crosscuts of Russian officials waving to marching crowds, crowds carry red flags and roses, snow is falling. Dissolve to Soviet Union/KGB symbol with red background, diagram shows inner workings of the departments. Cuts to a drawing of North America with Soviet symbols representing Soviet officials’ locations.