French government debates the European Defence Organisation and German Rearmament.
Palais Bourbon (building housing the French National Assembly), Paris, France.
Exterior shots of the Palais Bourbon, the French Assembly building. Crowd. Arrival of Mrs .Mendes-France, wife of the French Prime Minister, Mr. Pierre Mendes-France). Crowd, with policemen lining people up on Concorde Bridge. GV. Crowd and placards protesting against German rearmament. Small delegations are admitted into Palais Bourbon. Various interior shots of National Assembly. Speaker Mr.Andre Le Troquer in his chair. Prime Minister Mendes-France in the Government's Chair addressing Deputy Vallon. Crowd and G.V. of the Assembly Hall.