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    US Secretary of State George Marshall honoured by European ambassadors.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    American Secretary of State George Marshall honoured by ambassadors of 16 European nations - United States of America.

    American newsreel titles read: '16 NATIONS HONOR [sic] MARSHALL PLAN CREATOR'.

    General view of the luncheon. M/S of ambassadors seated at table. M/S of George Marshall speaking of a feeling of security being essential for the future of Europe and for the world and of the Atlantic Pact being significant of the future steps that are necessary to a restored Europe.

    At the end of the speech Marshall is applauded by the others. President Harry S Truman stands up and says "We of the United States are grateful to the nations represented here tonight for honouring George C Marshall. We are happy to join with them this tribute to one of the greatest Americans of all time."

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:10:00 / 01:47:18:00
    UN 2137 D

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