James W Gerard returns to New York, greeted by committee of VIPs.
A committee of prominent people, including former ambassadors Oscar Strauss and Henry Morgenthau (? Morganthau?), greet James W Gerard (US ambassador to Germany) upon his arrival in New York, United States of America - 1916.
United States' ambassador to Germany from 1913 to 1917; while the country was still undecided about entering the war. James W. Gerard returning to New York for vacation is greeted by a committee of VIPs including former ambassadors Oscar Strauss and Henry Morganthau. Opens with title frame. Then shot of a group of 20-some men posing on steps with Gerard and wife in front. CU Gerard in same position; speaking to another man; as Mrs. G. stands there with large bouquet in her arms.
World War One; international relations; diplomacy.
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