Generalissimo Juan Peron opens a special session of Congress in Argentina. He addresses people in the hall. Other dignitaries sit with him on the platform. He speaks about the new five year plans.
Mourning for Argentinian First Lady Eva Peron in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A large crowd gathered in front of the Ministry of Labor Building to mourn the death of Eva Peron. The civilians and the military leaders arrive for mourning. Men and women emerge out of the building after offering prayers. Flowers inside the building. Military officers leave the building. Bouquets laid in rows. A huge photograph of Eva Peron inside the building. People waiting in a line outside the building.
Debate about admission of Argentina during San Francisco Conference working toward United Nations Charter. Disabled and injured United States war veterans from World War 2 combat (mostly Navy in this image) enter the Veterans Memorial Opera House (War Memorial Opera House). View of interior of hall. Ezequiel Padilla, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico, addressing the gathering. Russian Foreign Commissar Molotov and an interpreter speaking, followed by secretary of States Edward Stettinius. Agenda of meeting is whether or not Argentina be invited for UN Security Conference. Chairman Anthony Eden calls for vote, Argentina is invited by a vote of 31 to 4. View of a parked Eastern Airlines silver liner parked at airfield in Washington DC, and new Ambassador Oscar Ibarra Garcia from Argentina emerges and is greeted by South American and United States officials.
A person comes out of a U.S. aircraft and is received by authorities.
President of Argentina Juan Peron is forced to resign in Argentina. Street riots in a city in Argentina. Army troops move and board onto army truck. Smoke rising. A damaged building. Army trucks drive on the road. President Juan Peron is forced to resign after months of seething brought about by economic upheaval and persecution of the church. The President resigns before the cabinet.
Major catastophe events of the year 1952. Views of destruction on the ground in Elizabeth, New Jersey, after American Airlines flight 6780, a Convair 240, crashed into a house at Williamson and South Streets on January 22, 1952. Burned wreckage and devastation seen at the crash site in Elizabeth following the crash and subsequent explosions damaging or destroying multipole houses in the 600 block of Williamson Street. In the first few seconds of the clip, the Battin High School for Girls is seen in the background. The school was adjacent to the crash but not hit. Narrator also describes the crash of an Army transport plane in California which killed 86 soldiers, but no images of that crash are shown. Next scenes shift to England, on September 6, 1952, as a de Havilland DH.110 jet aircraft, piloted by John Derry, explodes in midair after achieving Mach 1 and then beginning a left bank and climb at 450 knots during the 1952 Farnborough Airshow. Spectators at the British air show are seen on the ground in the area below the explosion and where debris rained down on the crowd causing deaths and injuries. Engines from the blown-up DH.110 plane (prototype, ID WG236) are seen hurtling through the sky toward Observation Hill immediately after the mid-air explosion. Scenes show crowd working to tend to the wounded and shocked families and children crying.
Juan Domingo Peron takes charge as the new President of Argentina in an official ceremony at Buenos Aires in Argentina. Previous President Edelmiro Farrell congratulates him. The First Lady witnesses the ceremony. Peron and other dignitaries walk out of a hall and review a parade of Argentine troopers. A huge crowd waits outside the hall for the new President.