Members of the UN Security Council, New York, made laudatory speeches Aug 24 in a farewell to Henry Cabot Lodge, US Representative, who leaves the Council to campaign for the US Vice-Presidency.
GV SILENT.. Dr. Jose Correa (Ecuador) speaks.
SV SILENT.. Cabot Lodge.
SV S.O.F... Mario Amadeo (Argentine) speaks.
SV PAN..S.O.F...Cabot Lodge replies, pan to G/V Council Chambers.
TGV SILENT...Delegates rise.
SV Delegates shake hands with Lodge.
SOF extract of Lodge's reply :
"I am very sad here in 1950 as a member of the delegation, I have been here almost eight years, and in the period of time a man puts out many roots and makes many friendships that go across national boundaries. You make friends in the U.N. you make friends across national boundaries which I think is a wonderful thing. One of the good things about the fact that the world is shrinking is that it will be easier to maintain international friendship in the future, which of course I shall try to do. It has been a marvellous experience to be associated with you gentlemen of the Security Council. I don't believe there is a group complex business of international relations, who constitute such a true elite as this does. "So it's a wonderful association. I have seen the U.N. grow. I have seen it grow in size, just in sheer numbers, and I have also seen it grow in influence and a very impressive list could be made of the achievements of the United Nations. May I say in conclusion, to repeat my thanks to all of you, also to express my thanks to the interpreters, to the experts and members of the Secretariat, press and radio and television and the photographers and all those with whom I have here during eight years. I shall always think of you all with sentiments of friendship and gratitude."
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Background: Members of the UN Security Council, New York, made laudatory speeches Aug 24 in a farewell to Henry Cabot Lodge, US Representative, who leaves the Council to campaign for the US Vice-Presidency.
Among the speakers were Mario Amadeo (Argentine); and Dr. Jose Correa, (Ecuador);