The Baalbek ruins in Lebanon. The plain of Bekaa between mounts of Lebanon and Syria. Vehicles passing on the street. The ruined buildings in Baalbek. The temple of Bacchus. The columns of temple of Jupiter. Mounts of Lebanon in the background. A soldier and a man walk through the ruins.
Civilians practice agriculture in Lebanon. The historic cedars of Lebanon. Cedars in an area. A bishop and a soldier talk in the foreground. Plain of the Gadicha. The Lebanese mountains in the background. Lebanese agricultural workers on a farm. Lebanese peasants along the road leading to the cedars. The fight against locusts on the road to Jebel Druze. Operations to isolate the parts of field occupied by locusts. A barrier being set up. Locusts fall in the holes. A man crushing them.
U.S. Army officers and officials in Beirut, Lebanon during the Lebanon Crisis. Commanding General of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle East Paul DeWitt Adams, U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Robert Mills McClintock, Personal representative of U.S. representative to Lebanon Robert Daniel Murphy and Commander-in-Chief of the Lebanese Army General Chehab standing and talking in front of the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon. An officer standing behind them. Photographers taking pictures. The officials get into cars. The cars leave. The American Land Forces Honor Guard standing in a row along the side of the road in front of the Embassy. A man takes pictures.
French Army General Beynet in Beirut, Lebanon of Levant States near end of World War 2. Delegate General and Plenipotentiary Army General of France in Levant States. He receives local press and war correspondents. He addresses the correspondents and gives an account of events. Correspondents stand around his desk. The correspondents ask him questions.
French Army General Beynet in Beirut, Syria. General Raymond Humblot and General Beynet talk and listen to radio news. General Humblot dials radio. He is Commander-in-Chief of French troops in Levant States. He leaves Residency and after conference with General Beynet gets into a car. Druze Guard presents arms as the car drives through gardens. They play trumpets. Plate at entrance of building reads 'Here was proclaimed on September 1, 1920, the independence of Great Lebanon'.
The United Nations Conference opens in San Francisco, California. Flags of the participating nations. U.S. President Truman speaks to the UN delegates from Washington DC. Cars outside the venue of the conference. Personage at the conference include South Arabian delegates, North African Prime Minister and Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts, China's Foreign Minister TV Soong, British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, U.S. Secretary of State Stettinius, Andrei Gromyko, Jan Masaryk, Lord Halifax, Molotov and delegates from India, Mexico, Lebanon, Greece, Chezoslovakia, Egypt and Netherlands. Photographers take pictures. Typists work at typewriters in Associated Press Headquarters room. Telephone operators at switchboards. China's Foreign Minister TV Soong, Soviet Russian Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov and British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden each address the conference.