UN delegates are seen gathering for a meeting of the Security Council at the temporary United Nations headquarters in Lake success, Long Island, New York. One of the first to be seated is Andrei Gromyko of the Soviet Union. Another delegate stops to converse with him. Camera pans across delegates settling into their respective places at large curved table. Their nations are identified by placards at each place. Attention is focused on French Delegate Alexandre Parodi, who has apparently just been elected President of the Council for the month of May, 1948. At TC: 00:54, He is seen standing with Secretary General Trygve Lie. And at TC:01:19 he gently uses a gavel. At TC:01:28, another delegate holds the gavel with him as they laugh. After a while, the delegates settle down and begin to conduct business.
A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. Representatives of different nations are seated. One delegate takes his seat and speaks about the Communist Coup of February 1948 in Czechoslovakia and Czech refugees.
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.
Israeli Hagganah soldiers advance through war-torn Haifa during 1948 Arab-Israeli War in Palestine region. Israeli soldiers search Arabs at a checkpoint. Arabs detained by Israelis. Palestinian refugees fleeing Israeli occupied area carrying their belongings (one using a baby carriage for that purpose). Dejected Palestinian women and children. Dead bodies of Arabs on the ground. Israelis advancing in a town using an armored car. Two armed Israeli soldiers holding their flag. Israeli soldiers gathered together conversing behind Barricade and barbed wire. United Nations meeting at headquarters in Lake Success, New York. A speaker at the podium. Delegates conversing between sessions. Jewish people celebrate the new State of Israel, in New York City. A boy hoists the new country's flag from an apartment window, as crowd stands outside and celebrates. A group of young people dance the Hora (circle dance) in the midst of the crowd.
Delegates to the United Nations Security Council are seated in horseshoe pattern around a table at Lake Success, New York. Delegates of United States, United Kingdom, USSR and Canada seen.
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.