A film shows Bandung, Indonesia preparing for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. People and vehicular traffic on a road. Guards outside doors in a building. A map shows Asia and Africa. Dignitaries including Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and others climb up the stairs of a building. Delegates of the organizing countries such as Burma, Indonesia and India in a conference. A map of the Republic of Indonesia. People in the streets.
A film 'This is Bandung' shows preparations in Bandung, Indonesia for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. Fields in western Java province of Indonesia. The preparations for the conference underway. Cars on highways leading to Bandung. People in a market place. Open air cafes on the sides of streets. People buy fruits and vegetables in an open air market. A board reads 'Kebun Binatang Zoological Garden Bandung'. People look at animals in the zoological garden. People swim in a swimming pool. A car drives on a road. People on horses. Women look at flowers in a park. People at a lakeside. Ducks in the lake. Hotels in the city. Interior of a hotel. Women in gowns in a fashion show. A woman performs a traditional dance. A puppet show being performed. Places of worship of different religions in the city. The conference building under renovation. Delegates of Indonesia, Burma, Pakistan, Ceylon and India, who are responsible for organizing the conference, in meetings. A blind people's institute. Blind people reading from Braille books. A deaf mute girl child is taught. A teacher writes on a blackboard in a classroom. A man teaches a blind and deaf child.
A film shows Bandung, Indonesia preparing for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. A thread factory in Bandung, Indonesia. Spools of thread rotate. Women at work in the factory. Men work in a tea industry. A horse race underway. Cars on a road passing through a jungle. A railway station. People sitting in a train. The train pulls into a station. A volcanic mountain. A busy market place. A map of Indonesia showing Java. A crossroad with people and vehicular traffic all around. An aerial view of the city. People sitting in a hotel.
The Afro-Asian conference opens in Indonesia. Traffic on the road. A sign reads 'SWRAHA' on a building. Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru arrives for the conference in Jakarta Indonesia and his party ascends the steps of Merdeka Palace. Dignitaries from Asia and Africa seated on table. They talk about how to promote Afro-Asian economic and cultural cooperation, and oppose colonialism or neocolonialism by the United States. Men in the background record the conference. A sign reads 'Indonesia' 'Birma' Sailan' on a table. A map of the Republic of Indonesia.
A film shows Bandung, Indonesia before the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. Small industries in Bandung. Rows of soles of slippers. Men make sandals. Umbrella making in progress. A pot is made on a potter's wheel. A man paints a pot. Handicraft articles including a flower vase and a toy animal on display.
UN General Assembly approves an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge II, and French ambassador, Henri Hoppenot,speaking. Finn Moe, of Norway, speaking. View of the city of Kjeller,Norway. Flags of Norway and the Netherlandsat joint atomic laboratory. Scientists with various pieces of scientific equipmentinside the facility. Indian ambassador, Krishna Menon, speaking at the United Nations. Atomic laboratory and a Government Teachers' Training College,in India.Indian scientists in a laboratory. Indian lecturer speaks to students.Brazil's Professor Ernesto Leme, speaksat the UN.The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil.The University of Sao Paulo. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Center for Physical Research. Clock tower of Brazil Central Station in Rio. Sutan Sjahrir,of Indonesia at the United Nations. An animated map shows nations interested in atomic energy. The UN Headquarters building on the East River in New York. A person looking through a microscope.Foreign scientists attending indoctrination courses at the U.S. Argonne National Laboratory. Diplomats sign agreement between the U.S. and Philippines on nuclear research(July 27, 1955).Views of Geneva Switzerland;the Palace of Nations; and Indian nuclear physicist, Homi Jehangir Bhabha, presiding over conference of scientists from 73 nations, including, inter alia, John Cockcroft, of Great Britain; Otto Hahn, of Germany; Willard Libby, of the U.S.A.;. Vladimir Vexler, of the Soviet Union; and Niels Bohr, of Denmark.President Dwight Eisenhower views swimming pool reactor, while visiting the exhibit hall.