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    Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, U.S.A.: SOUND EFFECTS. SV Churchill speaking "Ladies and Gentlemen: The United States stands at this time at the pinnacle of world power. It is a solemn moment for the American democracy. For with this primacy in power is also an awe-inspiring accountability to the future..."



    LV Churchill speaking. "... ladies and gentlemen, be wrong and imprudent to entrust the secret knowledge or experience of the atomic bomb.



    GV ATOM BOMB EXPLODING IN MEXICAN DESERT... LIB. NO. 14688.



    CU SMOKE AND FLAMES FROM EXPLOSION... " " 14688.



    GV ATOM BOMB FACTORY IN U.S.A.... " " 14688.



    CU MAN WORKING SWITCHES... " " 14688.



    "which the United States, Great Britain and Canada now share, to the world organisation while it is still in its infancy."



    DUBBING SCENES OVER CHURCHILL'S SPEECH



    LV Churchill speaking. "It would be criminal madness to cast it adrift in this still agitated and un-united world..."



    SV Churchill speaking. "The United Nations Organisation must immediately begin to be equipped with an international armed force. In such a matter we can only go step by step: but we must begin now."



    LTV Churchill speaking. "Now while still pursuing the method..."



    SV Churchill speaking. "... of realising our overall strategic concept, I come to the crux of what I have travelled here to say. Neither the sure prevention of war, nor the continuous rise of world organisation will be gained without what I have called...LV MR. ATTLEE OUT OF CAR AND UP STEPS OF THE WHITE HOUSE... LIB NO. 14869.



    DUBBING SCENES.



    SV MR. ATTLEE SHAKING HANDS WITH PRES. TRUMAN... " " 14869.



    ...the fraternal association of the English speaking peoples." (Applause.)



    SV Churchill speaking. "This means a special relationship between the British Commonwealth and Empire and the United States of America. Ladies and Gentlemen, this is no time for generalities and I will venture to be precise. Fraternal association...



    GV SERVICE CHIEFS SEATED AROUND TABLE... LIB NO. 13597



    DUBBING SCENES.



    CU EISENHOWER AND MONTGOMERY AT TABLE... " " 13597



    ...requires the continuance of the intimate relationships between our military advisers, leading to common study of potential dangers."



    SV Churchill speaking. "... the similarity of weapons and manuals of instruction and the interchange of officers and cadets at technical colleges." (Applause.)



    LTV Churchill speaking. "Eventually there may come..."



    SV Churchill speaking. "... I feel eventually there will come the principle of common citizenship, but that we may be content to leave to destiny, whose outstretched arm so many of us can already clearly see."



    LTV Churchill speaking. "A shadow has fallen upon the scenes so lately lightened, lighted by the Allied victory. Nobody knows what Soviet Russia and its Communist international organisation intends to do in the immediate future, or what are the limits if any to their expansive and proselytizing tendencies."



    GTV Churchill speaking. "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste..."



    SV Churchill speaking. "... in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of central and eastern Europe."



    LV Churchill speaking. "From what I have seen of our Russian friends and allies during the war, I am convinced that there is nothing they admire so much as strength, and there is nothing for which they have less respect than for weakness, especially military weakness."



    GTV Churchill speaking. "If the Western democracies stand together in strict adherence..."



    SV Churchill speaking. "... to the principles of the United Nations Charter their influence for furthering those principles will be immense and no one is likely to molest them...



    GTV VEHICLES THROUGH STREET... LIB. BAPTISM OF FIR???



    GV TANKS THROUGH STREET... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    SV HITLER AND OFFICERS WATCHING PARADE... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    DUBBING SCENES.



    GV MASS PLANES FLYING OVER... LIB. BAPTISM OF FIR???



    GV GERMAN SOLDIERS IN VEHICLES PAST HITLER... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    LTV OFFICERS WATCHING... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    LV TROOPS MARCHING PAST HITLER... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    SV HITLER TAKING SALUTE AT PARADE... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    ANGLE SHOT: HITLER TAKING SALUTE... " BAPTISM OF FIR???



    DUBBING SCENES.



    ..."... Up till the year 1933 or even 1935 Germany might have been saved from the awful fate which has overtaken her and we might all have been spared the miseries Hitler let loose upon mankind."



    SV Churchill speaking. "We surely, ladies and gentlemen I put it to you, but surely we must not let that happen again. (Applause.) This can only be achieved by reaching now in 1946, this year 1946 by reaching a good understanding on all points with Russia under the general authority of the United Nations Organisation and by the maintenance of that good understanding through many peaceful years, by the world instrument, supported by the whole strength of the English speaking world and all its connections."



    LV Churchill speaking. "If we adhere faithfully to the Charter of the United Nations and walk forward in sedate and sober strength, seeking no one's land or treasure, seeking to lay no arbitrary control upon the thoughts of men, if all British moral and material forces and convictions are joined with your own in fraternal association, the high road of the future will be clear, not only for us but for all, not only for our time but for a century to come." (Applause, Churchill shakes hands with Truman.) GTV Churchill sitting, people applauding.



    TITLE. "AFTER SPEECH WESTMINSTER COLLEGE CONFERS DEGREE ON MR. CHURCHILL.



    SCU Churchill speaking. "And as I was saying only the other day at Miami which has the double attraction for me that they do not require any preliminary examination (laughter and applause)".



    SV Churchill speaking. "I am of course unswerving in my allegiance to my own King and country and I can never feel entirely a foreigner in the United States." (Applause.)



    SCU Churchill speaking. "I was however a little puzzled the other day when one, when one branch of the sons of the Revolution invited me to become a member." (laughter and applause.)



    SV People laughing behind Churchill.



    SCU Churchill speaking. "But I need scarcely tell you how profound my love is for this great mighty nation and Empire of the United States who have long been a refuge to the oppressed of every race and every clime and are now the foremost son of civilisation in upholding the forward march." (Applause.)



    Mr. Churchill walks to seat and sits and puts mortar-board on.



    Personalities - Politicians; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Harry S Truman (1884-1972), United States of America




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    Film ID:
    VLVA978Q34W0RIIZT85WQC8G5DCUG
    Media URN:
    VLVA978Q34W0RIIZT85WQC8G5DCUG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1946
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:43:00
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    N/A

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