Village children accompany a camera crew member as he walks toward an Alaska National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. Film crews are in the area to document the arrival of the joint Soviet-American Bering Bridge Expedition at the International Date Line. Organized to promote better relations between the United States and the USSR, the expedition encouraged natives of Alaska to visit relatives in the Soviet Union. Team members trekked 800 miles through the Soviet Union to the International Date Line and then continued on to a welcoming ceremony at Little Diomede