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Warren Austin states in Lake Success that the UN Security Council should consider charges laid upon the Soviet Union.

A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. Representatives of different nations are seated. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Warren Austin and Britain's representative to the UN Alexander Cadogan seated next to each other. Warren Austin states that te Soviet Union has turned good people of Czechoslovakia into slaves. He says that democracy has now become the top security in Czechoslovakia and freedom of holding and acquiring property has been destroyed. He further states that the Security Council should consider the charges laid upon the Soviet Union which are charges of indirect aggression in Czechoslovakia.

Date: 1948, May 25
Duration: 3 min 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
A delegate speaks about Jewish settlement in Jerusalem during a U.S. Security Council session in Lake Success, New York.

A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. Representatives of different nations are seated. Britain's representative to the UN Alexander Cadogan and Soviet Union's representative on the United Nations Security Council Andrei Gromyko seated next to each other. A delegate speaks on the 1947 UN Partition Plan which recommended 'the creation of a special international regime in the City of Jerusalem, constituting it as a corpus separatum under the administration of the United Nations.' He speaks about Jewish settlement in Jerusalem. Representatives of different nations seated.

Date: 1948, May 25
Duration: 3 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
At a UN Security Council session held in Lake Success, Alexander Cadogan speaks about a truce between Palestine and Britain.

A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. Representatives of different nations are seated. Britain's representative to the UN Alexander Cadogan speaks about a truce between Palestine and Britain after the formation of the state of Israel. He speaks about withdrawal of British troops from Palestine. Soviet Union's representative on the United Nations Security Council Andrei Gromyko sitting next to Cadogan.

Date: 1948, May 25
Duration: 2 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
A resolution is adopted by 9 votes in favor with 2 abstentions at a UN Security Council session in Lake Success, New York.

A United Nations Security Council session held in Lake Success, New York during the Cold War. Representatives of different nations are seated. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Warren Austin speaks that the pending matter is the draft resolution (document S/704) introduced by the representative of the United States at the 275th meeting of the Security Council calling for a truce in Palestine. He states that the objective of this resolution is to save human life. The resolution is adopted by 9 votes in favor with 2 abstentions.

Date: 1948, May 25
Duration: 4 min 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Fallout shelters are set up and supermarket shelves are stripped by people in the U.S. during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.

Events in the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 16, 1962 when the United States and the Soviet Union confronted each other with nuclear destruction over Soviet missile positions in Cuba. A sign reads 'Fallout Shelter'. Supermarket food store shelves stripped by people eager to stock rations in case of nuclear war. Queues and lines at grocery checkouts as shoppers stock up.

Date: 1962, October
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Maurice Bourgès Maunoury arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France to meet French President Rene Coty.

French Prime Minister Maurice Bourgès Maunoury arrives to meet French President Rene Coty in Paris, France. Maurice Maunoury arrives at the Elysee Palace. He confronts the same economic problems and the continuing Algerian war that beset his predecessors.

Date: 1957, June 13
Duration: 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English