Recruitment and activities of young officers in the Department of State and Foreign Service Officers Training School
Washington DC USA Date:1938 Duration:5 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
Secretary of State office, Cordell Hull seated. Applicants take written and oral examinations for recruitment in Department of State. Door sign 'Appointments : Dept. of State'. Selected candidate sworn in before joining. Successful candidate at probationary service, signs documents. People awaiting their turns in Passport registration office. Foreign service officer listens to a man and checks his passport. Door sign of 'Foreign Service Officers Training School'. Candidates attend protocol classes. Young diplomats seated around table. Cordell Hull addressing. Name of U.S. officials on wall plaque. Officer talking to a foreign family in U.S. Consulate. Other officer talks to a man. Ship at sea. Diplomat talks to a Navy officer and plan the evacuation of U.S. citizens from Spain during Spanish Civil War. Refugees board ship. Cordell Hull talks to a diplomat.
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