General Charles De Gaulle greeted by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and crowd, during visit to New York City
New York City USA Date:1944 Duration:1 min 48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A crowd greeting and hailing General Charles De Gaulle in New York City. A crowd outside City Hall. Army officers and city officials wait outside the building on the steps.A few officers come down the steps and wait. General Charles De Gaulle comes out of City Hall accompanied by Mayor LaGuardia.. The General stands on top of the steps and raises his arms in a giant "V" to the crowd. The Mayor then guides him to a bank of microphones set up at the base of the steps. Mayor LaGuardia makes a few remarks and concludes raising his right arm and shouting: "Vive la France." General de Gaulle, then speaks into the microphones. The Mayor and the General shake hands.
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