Segment from the United Nations Security Council meeting at Hunter College, New York City, United States, on March 27, 1946. At the time, the Soviet Union, with its troops in Iran, and with interest in the governance and autonomy of Azerbaijan, was pushing to postpone discussion of the appeal by Iran that the action of the Soviet Army in Iran was a threat to international peace and security. American statesman James F. Byrnes, Edward R. Stettinius, Soviet diplomat Andrei Gromyko and representatives of the UN Security Council member countries are seen entering the conference room at Hunter College, New York City. The dignitaries seated at a table. Delegates and spectators present. Gromyko, the Soviet representative to the United Nations, speaks in Russian. Other delegates listen, seated behind. A delegate from China speaks. Several delegates raise their hands with questions. U.S. representative James Byrnes demands that the Iranians be given a chance to be heard. The Soviet delegation stands and exits the talks abruptly. Iranian delegate Hossein Ala', Iran's Ambassador to the United States approaches the table and is seated. The delegates listen as Mr. Hossein Ala addresses the council. Mr. Ala urges the council to take action, saying, "Iran views with grave concern any delay in the consideration by the council of the merits of these disputes. For these reasons, on behalf of my government, I request the council to take up these matters at once and reach, without reference to further negotiations, a solution consistent with the principles of the charter."
Aerial and street level views of the CBS(Columbia Broadcasting System) Studio in New York City in 1946. 1940's vehicles parked outside the studio building. Cars and a taxi pass by. Promotion for a Chiquita Banana benefit program on the World Food Problem. CBS lobby towards a street as a crowd exits. People at an information desk in CBS Studio. A girl in an information booth. A man gets information on where the Chiquita Banana show is within the building. Views of people getting information from the young woman in the information booth.
United States 82nd Air Borne Division troops march during a victory parade in New York City United States. U.S. Army Major General James M. Gavin and the 82nd Airborne assembled at Washington Square. Gavin leads the parade and gives order to lead the march. The division marches along Fifth Avenue with the Washington Square Arch in the background. Crowds line the sidewalks. Thirteen thousand men of 82nd Division march down Fifth Avenue. People watch the parade from windows and roof tops of buildings.Some spectators lean out over balcony to get better view. New York City mounted police and foot patrolmen maintain crowd control. Sherman tanks pass the statue of Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman, at East 60th Street. A formation of C-47 aircraft, towing gliders, flies overhead. Troops pass a review stand in front of the New York Public Library, in which are seen New York Governor, Thomas E. Dewey and New York City Mayor, William O'Dwyer. Nearby, Former Mayor and Mrs. Fiorello LaGuardia review the parade with a group of Military General Officers The American flag flies from a building. The parade includes armored vehicles and 45 ton self propelled 8 inch howitzers. (One of them has "Georgie Patton" painted on its side.)fly overhead. Vehicles, troops and color guards pass in review.
United Nations meeting in Flushing Meadows, New York. U.S. ambassador to the UN , Edward Stettinius, is seen at conference table, seated next to Sir Alexander Catogan, of the United Kingdom. Meeting adjourns and members prepare to depart.
From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.
United States 82nd Airborne Division Army soldiers march in Victory Parade in New York City to celebrate the World War II victory. Paratroopers march up New York 5th Avenue past a large crowd in a street in New York. Paratroopers carry American flags as they march on Fifth Avenue. Aircraft in flight during the parade. People shower ribbons and ticker tape on the marching U.S. Army soldiers. Soldiers drive past the crowd in jeeps. A sign on a vehicle reads 'Georgie Patton'. Police hold back the happy crowd. A disabled soldier in a wheelchair. A dog walks along the marching soldiers. United States flags and British flag. Dignitaries at the review stand including New York Mayor William O'Dwyer. Some ambient sound and crowd noise heard.