Christian A. Herter swears in as Secretary of State at a White House ceremony in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1959 Duration:1 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
Christian A. Herter's swearing in ceremony at the White House, Washington DC. Exteriors of the White House. Interiors of the White House shows the ceremony witnessed by cabinet members, leaders of both parties and members of Mr. Herter's family. U.S. President Eisenhower extols the new Secretary of State as the best man for the job of Foreign Policy Chief. Cabinet members and leaders of both the parties congratulate and shake hands with Herter. Mrs. John Foster Dulles shakes hands with Herter. Newsmen record the event. The State Department employees cheer for Herter.
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