Arguments over the Korean War in the United Nations.
Full title reads: "Lake Success".
United Nations Organisation Building, New York State, United States of America (USA).
LS Council in session. (For super. title). CU Jacob Malik, Russian deputy foreign Minister, arriving for meeting. MS Towards, surrounded by press etc., he walks along corridor. MS He enters Chamber and is welcomed by UN General Secretary Trygvie Lie. MS press photographers. MS Malik takes his seat in the President's chair. CU Pan from sign - 'President' - to Malik taking papers from dispatch case. MS US delegate, Warren Austen taking his place. CU Austen at table. LS meeting. CU Malik speaking. MS Malik and others seated round table. VS meeting. LS Pan from Malik to Warren Austen speaking: 'I insist upon the President, or the Security Council by vote, recording the result of the raising of the hands truthfully and as it was in fact and not falsely. That's what I require'.
MS Malik speaking in Russian. VS People in Corridor. MS Sir Gladwyn Jebb, British delegate speaking: 'The flagrant disregard of the North Korean authorities for the will of the United Nations is the one thing which has prevented and still prevents a peaceful settlement of this question. However great the attempts may be to assert the contrary on ideological and propaganda grounds the face is that the North Korean authorities attacked the republic of Korea and that the situation must be restored in accordance with the Charter. No other issue must be allowed to cloud this cardinal fact and that is why I sir shall continue to insist that the complaint of aggression against the republic of Korea be placed as the first substantive item on our agenda.' (Pan off from Jebb to Malik listening and making notes.)
LS meeting. MS Warren Austen speaking. 'As I stated yesterday the United States cannot agree that the question of Chinese representation can take precedence over the fact of armed aggression. So long as men are dying on the battlefield in the defence of the United Nations, this Council will not wish to cheapen their suffering or sully their heroism by seeming to engage in the consideration of deals.' (Dubbing shot of GV. assembly). LS meeting. Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.