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United Nations Security Council decides to send forces to Congo to resolve the crisis.

United Nations Security Council meeting in New York, United States. People in Belgium protest against the violence against Belgians in Congo. United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the Congo crisis. A heated argument between the Soviet and American representatives takes place. The Council votes in favor of sending forces to Congo to control the crisis.

Date: 1960, July 14
Duration: 1 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Atoms for Peace. Founding of United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency.

A technician sits in front of an oscilloscope and takes readings. Rotating figure appears on scope. Tracks of subatomic particles seen in a cloud chamber. Scientists at an atomic pile. Animated representation of an atom. Image of the earth in rotation. An advanced version of the atomic pile in which Enrico Fermi achieved the first sustained nuclear reaction at the University of Chicago, in 1942. Images of famous scientists, including: Albert Einstein speaking into a microphone; Otto Hahn, of Germany at a microphone; Niels Bohr, of Denmark; Madame Curie; and Hideki Yukawa of Japan. Technicians removing vials of radioisotopes from nuclear reactors. International students studying in classroom and laboratory at a nuclear institute. Views of Copenhagen, Denmark. U.S. President,Dwight D. Eisenhower, delivering what became known as his "Atoms for Peace" speech at the United Nations, December 8, 1953, where he proposes formation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). View of the hall and attendees listening. UN Secretary-General, Dag Hammarskjold, taking notes. Attendees applauding President Eisenhower. Scientists from 16 nations arriving and greeting one another at the first International Congress of Nuclear Engineering, held at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) on June 20, 1954, hosted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Views of the first atomic library established in November, 1954, and translations of its technical papers being readied to be sent to various nations,beginnning with Japan.

Date: 1954
Duration: 5 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson studies French President De Gaulle's suggestion about reshaping the United Nations.

French President Charles De Gaulle advises to call a five-nation summit conference to re-shape the United Nations. President DeGaulle addresses a press conference in Paris regarding the issue. Exterior of the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. Officials seated inside the building. U.S. President Lyndon Johnson addresses a news conference and talks about the proposal.

Date: 1965, January 28
Duration: 2 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fidel Castro addresses General Assembly of the United Nations and meets Nikita Khrushchev in New York.

September 1960: Fidel Castro disembarks from an airplane at New York airport, surrounded with people. He gets into car and departs. A small group of people greets him from behind the fences. Castro stops to meet them but New York police men stop him for security reasons and he goes. Prime communist leader of Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev arrives at a hotel to meet Castro. Castro welcomes Nikita as his car arrives down town, at hotel, on street. The United Nation's meeting spot building. Castro arrives at the 15th meeting of the United Nation's General Assembly. He comes forward for speech. He gives the longest speech in general assembly of the United Nations meeting, 4 hour long speech. Fredrick Henry Boland, President of the General Assembly interrupts him when he attacks the United States Presidential Candidates. Castro supports soviet ideology and Chinese admission to the UN. Fidel Castro meets Nikita Khrushchev. Nikita embraces Castro.

Date: 1960
Duration: 3 min 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A United Nations Meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York USA.

A United Nations Meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York USA. The national leaders of various countries during the conference. Timeframe is during the Suez Crisis. The conference hall with representatives of the participating nations. The speakers arrive and take there chairs.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States ambassadors announcement to United Nations regarding violence in Palestine.

Warren Austin speaks that United Nations cannot permit more violence in Palestine during 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Under the Charter, the Security Council has both inescapable responsibility and full authority to take the steps necessary to bring about cease fire in Palestine.

Date: 1948
Duration: 2 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English