• Short Summary

    Various shots of the first meeting of the North Atlantic Defence Committee at which American Defence Secretary, Louis Johnson, makes a speech.

  • Description

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

    Full title reads: "Atlantic Defense Council Meets"

    The Pentagon, Washington DC, United States of America / USA

    LS The first meeting of the North Atlantic Defence Committee (later NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) in session. MS. US Defence Secretary Louis Johnson (Chairman) rising. LS. Johnson preparing to speak. 'We in the United States, gentlemen, insist that peace today can be chiefly assured through strength. Our combined military strength and economic strength. Your presence here indicates that you and your governments are ready and eager to work with us of the United States to that end'. (Nat. sound).

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 12/10/1949. There is commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2519.03
    Media URN:
    67982
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:11:00 / 01:01:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 2183 I

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