A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. Representatives of different nations are seated. Britain's representative to the UN Alexander Cadogan and Soviet Union's representative on the United Nations Security Council Andrei Gromyko seated next to each other. A delegate speaks on the 1947 UN Partition Plan which recommended 'the creation of a special international regime in the City of Jerusalem, constituting it as a corpus separatum under the administration of the United Nations.' He speaks about Jewish settlement in Jerusalem. Representatives of different nations seated.
Meeting of the United Nations Security Council at Lake Success, New York, in 1947. A representative of the Jewish Agency for Palestine and National Council of the Jews of Palestine [possibly Abba Hillel Silver] presents a statement approved by those groups on march 23, 1947. They object and are disappointed in the position taken by the United States regarding Palestine's administration, and state that at the end of the mandatory administration, a provisional Jewish Government will be established, not later than May 16th. The Soviet Union's representative to the UN, Andrei Gromyko, is seated at the same table, wearing dark glasses.
Indian flag being hoisted, as India becomes a member of United Nations in Lake Success in New York. Indian representative delivers a speech on the occasion.
Lake Success, New York. Second part of the first session of the UN General Assembly, chaired by President Paul Enri Spaak, of Belgium. Warren R. Austin, U.S. representative to the UN Security Council, speaks about the role of United States in war and comments on words, the day prior, from the representative of the USSR. He is applauded by other members. Mr. Austin takes issue with positions and comments expressed by Soviet representative, Mr. Molotov.
Representatives of different nations at Plenary Session of United Nations General Assembly in Lake Success, New York, United States. John Foster Dulles, United States representative, addresses the representatives of member nations. Flags of various nations in the background. Room is crowded with observers and staff members. Events photographed and recorded from booth at back of room.
A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. United States Ambassador to the United Nations Warren Austin replies on Ukrainian delegate Trassenko's position on Czech case. He speaks about external affairs of the United States. Britain's representative to the United Nations Alexander Cadogan seated next to Warren Austin.