• Short Summary

    Ike urges for "open skies" + US ambassador finds listening device hidden in gift from Soviets.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) reports to the Nation on spy flights, Washington DC and New York, United States of America (USA).

    LS President Eisenhower and others looking at photographs. CU still aerial photograph of the North Island Naval Air Station. CU Eisenhower. We hear Eisenhower's voice over shot of photograph - he says the photo is a "powerful argument" for his "open skies" plan to be put to use. MS Eisenhower seated at desk. Eisenhower speaking (natural sound).

    LS flags outside United Nations (UN) building. LS showing entrance to United Nations building. Interior shots of UN Security Council. MS Mr. Cabot Lodge, US ambassador in Moscow. MS Soviet diplomat Andrei Gromyko. Various shots Lodge showing rest of the Council a carved wooden eagle which was given to the American Embassy by the Soviet government, Lodge reveals a listening device hidden inside the eagle.

    Date on dope sheet is 26/05/1960.

    Cataloguers' note: good for showing Cold War tensions.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:15:00 / 01:38:12:00
    UN 3356 C

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