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    Full title reads: "World Trade Unions Meet In London".

    County Hall, London.

    LV GV interior County Hall. Monsieur Finet in chair. MV GV delegates. MV Top table with Finet, Bullock (Chairman of the TUC General Council) and J W Bowen (Chair of LCC - London County Council).

    MV. Arthur Deakin (T&GWU), Tom O'Brien MP (General Secretary of NATKE), Lincoln Evans (Chair of TUC) and Sir William Lawther (Member of Trade Union Congress and of Anglo-American Council of Productivity). CU Evans and Lawther pan to O'Brien.

    MV American delegates. SV American delegates. Walter Reuther in foreground. SV Delegates from Mauritius. Delegates from India. CU Delegate from Barbados. MV Delegates from Japan. MV German delegates.

    MV Chairman introducing Mr Bullock, Chairman of the T.U.C. General Council. MV Delegates on left at top table. LV GV conference with Bullock speaking. CU Bollock speaking. MS Trinidad delegates listening. MS Indian delegate leaning forward in seat. MV Elevated shot Bullock speaking. LS GV audience. MS Delegates. MS Bullock speaking.

    Mr Bullock's speech. 'I take pleasure and pride in extending a welcome to the representatives of our organised movement in so many countries where the institutions of free citizenship, freedom of association, democratic rule, the right of free speech and the independence of trade unions are acknowledged and enforced by law and custom and long tradition. Denial or restriction of the elementary rights off free labour is an affront to human dignity, a threat to peace and a source to totalitarian tyranny, which we shall always and everywhere resist and strive to counteract. It is to that task, in the maturity of our organised movement that we have to dedicate ourselves afresh today.'

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:27:00 / 01:18:25:00
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    Religion & Politics
    Trades Union Congress Human Rights
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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