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Anglo French troops attack to seize the Suez Canal in Egypt.

Major events of 1956. Ships underway in Suez Canal, Egypt. President, Abdul Nasser announces the seizure of the canal. Soldiers move up in Egypt and dead Egyptian soldiers as a result of Anglo French attack. Anglo French planes bomb the canal area. Airborne troops land in the canal area. Debris due to aerial bombings spread on the street. Matter discussed at the United Nations meeting leading to a cease fire in the area. The Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold arrives in Egypt for negotiations. The United Nations Emergency Police forces enter a city in Egypt. People give a warm welcome to the forces.

Date: 1956, December 24
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Chinese prisoners reach Incheon harbor to return to Taiwan.

Chinese prisoners (People's Republic of China) return from Korean prison camps getting onto U.S. trucks to reach Incheon harbor in Seoul. The United Nations Transportation Corps and the United Nations officials take care of transportation process. Chinese Ambassador to Korea and other officials bid farewell to the Chinese prisoners. Trucks loaded with Chinese prisoners move along road. Chinese prisoners hold flags on trucks. Trucks stop in between before reaching Incheon. Prisoners have soup. Trucks loaded with prisoners begin the journey. Incheon city streets decorated to welcome Chinese Prisoners. South Korean civilians line up streets. Chinese prisoners greeted by 47th Overseas Chinese Organization members and the United Nations band. Crowd with flags and banners welcomes the Chinese prisoners. Chinese opera with people in colorful dresses. Chinese prisoners march in Incheon harbor. Chinese prisoners holding the Chinese flags march along pier. Crowd cheers at harbor. Stick points out sea route from Incheon to Taipei, Taiwan. Convoy of warships and planes escorts Chinese prisoners.

Date: 1954
Duration: 4 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States President Franklin Roosevelt addresses nation about United Nations and challenges Japanese, in Washington DC.

United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt addresses the nation from White House in Washington DC. Sitting at his desk he talks about the position of United States in World War II. He talks about the organization of United Nations. He insists on right of equality, humanity and a society without race and creed distinction. He challenged the Japanese admiral who said that he will dictate terms of peace in White House.

Date: 1942, February 23
Duration: 1 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Atoms for Peace. UN approves formation of IAEA. Nuclear scientists gather in Geneva Switzerland

UN General Assembly approves an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge II, and French ambassador, Henri Hoppenot,speaking. Finn Moe, of Norway, speaking. View of the city of Kjeller,Norway. Flags of Norway and the Netherlandsat joint atomic laboratory. Scientists with various pieces of scientific equipmentinside the facility. Indian ambassador, Krishna Menon, speaking at the United Nations. Atomic laboratory and a Government Teachers' Training College,in India.Indian scientists in a laboratory. Indian lecturer speaks to students.Brazil's Professor Ernesto Leme, speaksat the UN.The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil.The University of Sao Paulo. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Center for Physical Research. Clock tower of Brazil Central Station in Rio. Sutan Sjahrir,of Indonesia at the United Nations. An animated map shows nations interested in atomic energy. The UN Headquarters building on the East River in New York. A person looking through a microscope.Foreign scientists attending indoctrination courses at the U.S. Argonne National Laboratory. Diplomats sign agreement between the U.S. and Philippines on nuclear research(July 27, 1955).Views of Geneva Switzerland;the Palace of Nations; and Indian nuclear physicist, Homi Jehangir Bhabha, presiding over conference of scientists from 73 nations, including, inter alia, John Cockcroft, of Great Britain; Otto Hahn, of Germany; Willard Libby, of the U.S.A.;. Vladimir Vexler, of the Soviet Union; and Niels Bohr, of Denmark.President Dwight Eisenhower views swimming pool reactor, while visiting the exhibit hall.

Date: 1955
Duration: 7 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi visits as being officially welcomed at a ceremony at White House in the United States.

Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi visits United States for better understanding and friendship between the two countries. Prime Minister Gandhi delivers a speech about friendship and understanding in Washington D.C. U.S. President Ronald Wilson Reagan welcomes the Prime Minister Gandhi and gives speech about better understanding between two countries. Animated chart shows that Prime Minister Gandhi starts her visit from New York on 27 July. Prime Minister Gandhi arrives at New York to improve Indian-American relations. She presents a gift "Sculpture of Surya" to United Nations symbolizing a sense of law, virtues and ritual behavior. Photographers take photos. Prime Minister Gandhi delivers a speech that 'May Surya light and strengthen your way'. United Nations Secretary General thanks for wishes and gift given by her. Prime Minister Gandhi arrives at Washington. She disembarks from the plane and being greeted by U.S. ambassador. U.S. President Reagan and Indian Prime Minister Gandhi meet. Official welcome ceremony on morning after her arrival at the White House in Washington D.C. U.S. President Reagan and Mrs Reagan come out the White House. A car arrives at the White House. Miniature flag of India and United States on car. Indian Prime Minister Gandhi gets off from the car. U.S. President Reagan and Mrs Reagan greet her. Mrs. Gandhi being greeted by U.S. officials and dignitaries. Troops stand in attention and National anthem of India being played. Flags of India and United States on White House grounds. U.S. people stand on White House grounds as they show respect towards national anthem of India.

Date: 1982, July
Duration: 7 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Independence celebrations in Algeria and unfurling of the Algerian flag at the UN Headquarters in New York City.

A documentary titled 'America salutes Algerian Independence' depicts independence celebrations in Algeria and its admission into the United Nations. A huge crowd of people in the streets of Algeria to celebrate their independence. The Algerian flag is waved. Soldiers march. People with the Algerian flags. The Algerian flag is raised in a ceremony. Soldiers stand at attention. The United Nations Headquarters in New York City in the United States. Flags of the member nations flutter. Algerian Prime Minister Mohamed Ahmed Ben Bella is greeted by UN Secretary General U Thant, Guinean President Ahmed Sekou Toure and President of the UN General Assembly Muhammad Zafrulla Khan. The Algerian flag is unfurled and it flutters among the flags of other member nations. Algerian war victims present at the ceremony. In the UNO, the full body of the General Assembly gives a standing ovation to Algeria as it joins the UNO. Algerian delegates seated. A map of Africa with the focus on Algeria. The capital city of Algiers. Ships at the harbor in Algiers. People in a market place. Minarets of Jeema Kebir Mosque . The National Museum houses things of art and craft such as brocade garments, rugs, specimens of metal work and jewelery.

Date: 1963
Duration: 4 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English