A documentary on The United Nations Conference on International Organization that continued from April 25, 1945 to June 26, 1945 in San Francisco. A plane in flight and ships are seen in San Francisco Bay. Aerial views of Golden Gate Bridge. People on streets on San Francisco, with streetcars, buildings, pedestrians, and mid 1940's cars vseen. Aircraft parked at a USAF Base as delegates from 50 countries arrive. Delegates like Jan Christian Smuts from South Africa, Vyacheslav Molotov from Russia, U.S. secretary of State Edward Stettinius arrive in San Francisco. Delegates register for the conference. United States flag on a building. Interior of the War Memorial Opera House serving as the initial meeting hall. Delegates seated. U.S. President Harry S. Truman addressing the general assembly remotely, as delegates listen through radio speakers in the opera house. Narrator recalls words of Franklin Roosevelt and recorded audio of Roosevelt is heard where he urges continuation of the work first begun by the defunct League of Nations. View of various working committees and smaller groups of the organization meeting during the Spring of 1945. Representatives debate and review concepts initiated at the Dumbarton Oaks conference in Washington DC in 1944. Delegates addressing those assembled and signing documents that create the United Nations.
Exterior of a United Nations theater in San Francisco, with marquee indicating its use exclusively for pass holders attending the United Nations Conference on International Organization. Inside the Delegates of United Nations conference gather during the 2nd week of the conference to watch footage of the German surrender at Reims, signed by General Alfred Jodl. Projectionist and movie projector in booth of theater are shown. Delegates talking and attend meeting in San Francisco, California as they continue work leading toward defining the UN Charter and founding the United Nations organization. Footage from the San Francisco Conference vote, chaired by Anthony Eden of Great Britain, approving the Charter of the United Nations on June 26, 1945
Animated charts of United Nations Organization as determined by delegates of 50 countries working at the UN Conference on International Organization held in the spring of 1945 in San Francisco. Delegates from different countries attend meeting, can also be seen in conversation. Delegates and officials in San Francisco art gallery, observing Norman Rockwell's four freedom paintings. United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation administration (UNRRA) supplies being loaded aboard a ship in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Conference. U.S. Secretary of States Edward Stettinius addresses the other representatives of nations gathered for the United Nations Conference on International Organization. Foreign Commissioner Molotov of Russia addresses the gathering followed by T.V. Soong, Foreign Minister of China. Crowds on roads.
San Francisco streets, people standing. Representatives of nations signing the United Nations Charter during the San Francisco conference. U.S. President Harry S. Truman addressing the General Assembly. Views of United Nations flags fluttering in San Francisco, California.
Delegates arrive in San Francisco for United Nations Conference for World Organization in San Francisco, California. Delegates sign the United Nations Charter during the conference. U.S. President Harry S. Truman addresses the general assembly. Representatives of different nations like Lord Halifax of Great Britain, Mackenzie King of Canada, Jan Christian Smuts of South Africa, Andrei Gromyko of Russia and Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru of India can be seen. President Franklin D Roosevelt addresses Congress about the coming San Francisco Conference.