Committee Meeting at Tenth International Conference of American States
Caracas Venezuela Date:1954, March Duration:4 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A committee meeting during the 10th International Conference of American States (aka Pan-American Conference, or Decima Conferencia Interamicana) in Caracas, Venezuela, March, 1954. A delegate speaking from a podium. Other speakers seated behind at a long table. Views of delegates in the audience. Translators in booths behind main speakers table. Signs above translators booths indicate the channels for Spanish and English, reading, respectively: "Espanol-3," and "English-5." Attendees wear individual identification tags, and use headsets. Some remove their headsets when they are readily able to understand the speaker's language. Delegates applauding a speaker. View of some interior features of the meeting hall. A fully lit chandelier and curtained archway,behind speakers table, with banner reading 10th annual assembly, in Spanish and English. The center of the banner displays a circle enclosing image of North, Central, and South America. Elegant buildings along a beach road, with sand beach in foreground, and hills in the background. Exterior of the hotel in which the conference is being held. Broader view of committee meeting room in the hotel, with delegates seated. Stenographers writing notes at table below speakers. Scene shifts to a reception line in the hotel, at which delegates are greeted, individually, by a Venezuelan official (probably Dr. Aureliano Otanez,Venezuelan Minister for Foreign Relations). Scene shifts again to the meeting room where some delegates are seen closeup.
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