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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: GV Canadian Parliament building, Ottawa. Side V Pan Alcide de Gasperi, (Prime Minister & Min; of Foreign Affairs, Italy) arrives. CU Robert Schuman, (Minister of Foreign Affairs) followed by Dean Acheson, (U.S. Sec: of State) CU St. Laurent. (Prime Minister of Canada) shakes hands with George Bidault, (Minister of Foreign Affairs, for France) & other, GV Int. Delegates talk. CU Britain's Foreign Secretary, Herbert Morrison, & U.S.'s Dean Acheson. SCU Dean Acheson shakes hands with Canada's Brooke Claxton, (K.C. Min: of National Defence) - The Honourable John Sydner also in picture. (Secretary of Treasury) CU Herbert Morrison shakes hands with Emmanuel Shinwell, (Minister of Defence) & Mr. Hugh Gaitskell, (Chancellor of Exchequer). CU Pan Canada's Hon: D.C. Abbott, K.C. (Min: of Finance) & Brooke Claxton. CU Canada's L.B. Pearson, (Secretary of State for External Affairs. STV M. Paul Zeeland, (Belgium Minister of Foreign Affairs) gets up & declares N.A.T.O. Conference open. (Nat. SD. thru this scene) TV Delegates applaud.
STV M. Paul Van Zeeland speaks: - "Prime Ministers' & Gentlemen, the Honour falls on me of declaring open the 7th session of the North Atlantic Treaty Council."
GV Canadian Parliament building, Ottawa. CU Gateway to Parliament building & Tower of Parliament Building beyond.
Personalities - Miscellaneous; Military Alliances
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