Congolese officials in Congo. Officials shake hands with each other. White officials seated on a stage watch a dance. Native people in traditional costumes dance in front of the officials and entertain them.
United Nations troops in Congo during the Congo Crisis. A U.S. aircraft stationed at an airport. Troops carry crates. The crates kept at the airport. Troops arrive in Congo. Belgian troops patrol on street. The troops control the crowd. The troops at various places fire rifles. People on road. Troops under wing of a aircraft load ammunition. A truck parked near the aircraft.
Demonstrations in the Republic of the Congo after the death of Premier Lumumba. Premier Patrice Lumumba with President Jospeph Kasavubu at Congo Independence Day celebration at an airport runway with other officials. King Baudouin of Belgium arrives in a formal military dress and descends down an airplane stairs. He shakes hands with the Premier and the President. Belgium troops march to the military plane. Premier Lumumba poses with other officials at the United Nations. Colonel Joseph Mobutu poses. Demonstrations following the death of Premier Lumumba. Student march outside Belgium Embassy in Moscow. Pickets outside the UN building in New York. People demonstrating demand the withdrawal of UN troops from Congo. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson speaks at the United Nations assembly during his first address. A fight breaks out in the UN gallery and people are thrown out. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson continues his speech and apologizes.
Bodies of persons killed in Congo, when some 200 foreigners and thousands of Congolese were executed by rebel "Simbas" in Stanleyville and environs, in 1964. Evidence being gathered to facilitate prosecution of perpetrators. Major-general Joseph Mobutu, Congo Army chief of Staff, is seen confering with other Congo officials. Two possible perpetrators are seen. Rescued persons receiving food at a temporary camp. Persons accused of inhumane treatment of others on trial. Soldiers using force to capture troublemakers. Delegates seen at the Third Geneva Convention at the Palace of Nations in in 1949. Viet Cong prisoners being treated humanely, in accordance with the provisions of the 3rd Geneva Convention, during Vietnam war. Some seen switching allegiance to Republic of Vietnam.
United Nations considers Katanga crisis in a meeting at its Headquarters in New York. UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold calls for a resolution for speedy withdrawal of Belgium troops from Katanga in Congo. Officials from Congo seated during the meeting. General Dag Hammarskjold asks the Congo officials to settle the issues among themselves as UN will not interfere with the matter.
United Nations Security Council meeting in New York, United States. People in Belgium protest against the violence against Belgians in Congo. United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the Congo crisis. A heated argument between the Soviet and American representatives takes place. The Council votes in favor of sending forces to Congo to control the crisis.