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.
In 1946, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill in Fulton, Missouri. Winston Churchill arrives in a car. He gets off from a car. Churchill enters a building. U.S. President Harry S. Truman waves to the crowd. Winston smokes a cigar and waves to the crowd. Winston Churchill dressed in a cap and gown. He receives a Doctorate award. People seated in a hall applaud. Churchill seated on a platform. Harry S. Truman making speech. Churchill speaking.
The London Blitz. Sections of London ablaze from German bombing.US President Franklin Roosevelt signing H.R. 1946, Lend-Lease legislation. View of last page of H.R.1946, signed by Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and by President Roosevelt. United States sends war material to England. 'USA' written on Lend-Lease boxes being loaded on lorry after arrival in Britain. Huge crates of Lend-Lease war materiel on railroad flat cars pulled by locomotive. Smoke rises up from the engine. 'Machine tools, BULLARD, Bridgeport Conn.' written on crate in transit.
The British National Film Awards in London, England. Producer J Arthur Rank greets and receives British film actress Margaret Lockwood. Actor James Mason receives the outstanding British Film
Actor Award for the year 1946. Margaret Lockwood receives the National Film Award for the film 'The Man in Grey'. Guests attended the presentation ceremonies.
Officials and visitors seen in audience, during meeting of United Nations Security Council, in Flushing Meadows, New York. Cinematographers record event from booth above meeting hall. Andrei Gromyko of the USSR sits next to Polish delegate, Ludwik Rajchman. Press photographers take pictures of people in the audience, including two fashionable women in furs. Joao Carlos Muniz, of Brazil, is seen with bandages on his face. He chats with Australian delegate, Herbert Vere Evatt. USA delegate, Edward Stettinius is seen, next to Sir Alexander Cadogan of the United Kingdom.
Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, addresses people at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. In an excerpt from his famous "Sinews of Peace" address, Churchill talks about the situation in Europe and the Soviet influence. He makes his famous statement that, "...an iron curtain has descended..." President Harry S. Truman and other dignitaries seated on the stage behind him.