• Short Summary

    Footage of the Clement Attlee with President Truman at the White House.

  • Description

    Premier with President. Washington in the United States of America.

    LV The Prime Minister Clement Attlee descending steps from 'plane. SV Attlee descending steps from 'plane and greeted by Truman at 4. GV Reporters crowding around. CU Attlee pan to Truman. GV White House. SV Truman Attlee Acheson and Marshall at White House. CU Attlee. SV Attlee and back of Truman. CU Attlee and Truman. SV Attlee standing at speech table.

    Attlee gives speech (Natural sound). "Now, during the war we had one great common objective - Victory. Since the war, we have also shared just that one aim, the preservation of peace and the promotion of freedom and prosperity throughout the world, believing that is we are to base a peace on sure foundations we must resists aggression. We are, together with others, seeking by our action in Korea to assert the rule of law. Our forces are fighting alongside yours, and you may be certain that in fair of foul weather where the Stars and Stripes fly in Korea the British flag will fly beside them".

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:05:00 / 01:13:10:00

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