Item showing delegates making speeches about food crisis at UNO meeting. London.
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UNO (United Nations Organisation) food debate. Westminster, London.
L/S Ernest Bevin taking place on rostrum. Various shots as he makes speech about the food debate saying food shortage is worse than was thought and 1000,000,000 may face famine in next few months. He insists every ounce of food available must be properly used and not wasted. Governments have to collaborate to ensure fair distribution. He says it is a call to the nation, and that nature may have intervened and imposed penalty for stupidity of war. He says resources must be used to ensure future happiness of mankind, people applaud as he gets down.
Various shots Edward Stettinius of US speaking at rostrum he says that war has left behind suffering, hunger and starvation. He talks about conserving food and eliminating waste of bread. It is duty to serve the welfare of the people. M/S as he stands down. M/S as Wellington Koo gets up to speak.
Various shots of delegates Ernest Bevin and Noel Barker. L/S's assembly. M/S Panama delegation. M/S of them looking at papers. M/S French delegation, Bidault and Paul Boncour. M/S's USSR delegates Andrei Vishinsky, Gousev and Andrei Gromyko. C/U Vishinsky. C/U Noel Barker. M/S Vishinsky talking to Maniulsky. Side views Trygve Lie and Paul-Henri Spaak.
Cataloguer's note: The picture cuts out several times during Ernest Bevin's speech, sound continues.