De Gasperi makes statement to press, ministers signing.
Quirenale Palace, Rome.
Italian commentary. New Italian government takes oath.
CU. Signor Alcide De Gasperi Prime Minister making statement to the Press. (nat. snd.) LS. De Gasperi entering Quirenale Palace, and shakes hands with President Einaudi. CU. Pres. Einaudi. LS. De Gasperi signing the register, which countersigned by Einaudi. CU. Attilio Puccioni Vice Premier & minister without portfolio in charge of over hauling administration signing the register. CU. Scelba Minister of Interior. LS. De Gasperi and Einaudi and Adone Zoli Justice speaking. CU. Pacciaddi Defense signing the register LS. Einaudi accepting Giuseppe Pella's Budget credentials. CU. Antonio Segni Education signing. LS. Einaudi listening to Ezio Vanoni Finance & Interim Treasury Minister being sworn in. CU. Salvatore Aldisio Minister of Public Works signing. CU. Amintore Fanfoni Agriculture & Forestry signing. CU. Ugo La Malfa Foreign Trade signing. MS. Umberto Spataro Posts & telecommunications signing. CU. Hand signing. CU. Hand signing, pan up to Piero Malvestiti Minister of Transport. LS. Leopoldo Rubenacci Labour & social Insurance being sworn in. LS. Paolo Cappa Merchant Marine shaking hands. CU. Count Carlo Sforza ex-Italian Foreign Minister. LS. Cabinet members in group.