Paris, France and Frankfurt, Bonn & Berlin, Germany.
Ministers Committee of the Council of Europe - Dean Acheson in Germany - Meeting of Marshall Plan Delegates.
Paris, France. MS. Exterior of conference building in Paris. LMS. Interior, delegates in their places with cameramen dodging around. LMS. Table of delegates. SCU. Ernest Bevin, Britain's Foreign Secretary. CU. Ernest Bevin. SCU. Robert Schumann, French Foreign Minister, and advisers. SCU. Count Carlo Sforza, Italian Foreign Minister. MS. Some of the delegates.
MS. Meeting of the Marshall Plan delegates. MS. Meeting of the Marshall Plan delegates.
SCU. The Austrian and German delegates seated. SCU. The presiding officers. GV. Meeting.
MS. Towards, American Secretary of State, Mr Dean Acheson, walking along crowded platform followed by photographers at Frankfurt train station. CU. Mr Acheson passing camera. SCU. Dean Acheson shaking hands with German Ministers at Bonn. MS. Mr Acheson shaking hands with a Minister. MS. Vice-Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer, Dean Acheson and another man. Dr Adenauer walks away. SCU. Chancellor Heuss. SCU. John McCloy (possibly), American High Commissioner for Germany, Dr Adenauer, and Dean Acheson. MS. Mr Acheson's car drawing up outside building in Berlin. CU. German policeman saluting. SCU. Mr Acheson alighting from car. He stands on steps and waves hat to crowd, then enters building. MS. Cameramen. MS. John McCloy introducing Dean Acheson at press conference. Mr Acheson rises to speak. MS. Cameraman. MS. Mr Acheson speaking - natural sound: 'The United States can help those people who are determined to help themselves. It cannot help people who are not determined to help themselves'. MS. Cameramen. SCU. Mr Acheson speaking. MS. Crowds waiting outside building. LS. Mr Acheson walking to car, crowds in foreground.
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Date found in the old record 30/11/1949. German voiceover.