Independence ceremonies in Asia. Governor-General of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah along with other officials arrives in a car in Pakistan. People wave. The Pakistani flag flying atop a flag pole. A large crowd gathered on a street in India. Buildings along the street sides. Mounted Sikhs in parade. People stand holding banners. Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru gets off a car. He addresses people. The Indian flag flying atop a flag pole. Mounted Indian police drive back the crowd. A great crowd in front of a palace.
European style colonnade exterior of a temple in Southeast Asia . People enter the temple. A wheel cart moves on street outside the temple. An arcade with merchants and customers. Views of other temples with buddhist style icons at the door. Shops outside the temples with bamboo mats. Interior of a temple. Trees in the background. People sit inside the temple. Budhist style stupas.
Senate Hearings,1947 in Washington DC. Officials and dignitaries seated for Senate Hearings, 1947. Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. is questioned. He testifies about profits made on war contracts by him before Senate War Investigating Committee. He says that he has not made any profits on war contracts. Views of Hughes and other dignitaries sitting during the hearings.
Senate Hearings,1947 in Washington DC. Officials and dignitaries seated for Senate Hearings, 1947. Mr. Johnson, a businessman, is questioned. He testifies before Senate War Investigating Committee. A memorandum, made by him is passed to Mr Johnson. He reads it and answers. He testifies about the memorandum and is questioned about his conversation with Mr. Nelson. Dignitaries and members of the Congress seated during the hearings.
Senate War Investigating Subcommittee Hearings,1947 in Washington DC. Officials seated for Senate Hearings. Retired Army Major General, Bennett E. Myers, testifies about his personal plan to borrow money to invest in Government bonds.He talks about his dinnertime conversation with Neil S. McCarthy and denies any intent to seek assistance in obtaining a loan from Howard Hughes.
Senate War Investigating Subcommittee Hearings,1947 in Washington DC. Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. is seen holding a head phone speaker to his good ear as he listens and reacts silently to testimony of others at the hearing.