• Short Summary

    Christian Herter takes Oath of Office as new US Secretary of State.

  • Description

    Titles read: "WASHINGTON - MR HERTER TAKES OATH".

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    Interior shot of Acting Secretary of State Christian Herter posing with his family. We then see him with President Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower, taking the Oath of Office as he is sworn in as the new Secretary of State.

    Herter shakes hands with Ike who hands him the scroll of office. Herter talks to Mrs Dulles, wife of the previous Secretary of State. Herter shakes hands with Vice President Richard Nixon.

    Exterior shot of State Department employees applauding Mr. Herter as he arrives at his office. Mr Herter waves to employees and smiles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1579.02
    Media URN:
    50612
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:01:00 / 01:02:51:00
    Canister:
    59/35

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