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