• Short Summary

    Scenes from UNO meeting where Vyshinsky made speech attacking US on Korean War.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Vyshinsky attacks United States on Korean War and truce talks at UNO (United Nations Organisation) Meeting in New York, United States of America.

    American newsreel titles read: 'VISHINSKY ATTACKS US ON KOREA'.

    General view of meeting in session. L/S of Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vyshinsky seated, speaking. L/S of US Secretary of State Dean Acheson seated, speaking. L/S of Vyshinsky speaking. General view of UNO meeting in session.

    No natural sound, but commentator talks of 3 1/2 hour speech by Vyshinsky, the longest speech in UNO history, accusing US of starting Korean War and blocking "patient Communist efforts to bring about a truce". Acheson rejected Vyshinsky's offer of ending the war on Communist terms.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2500.11
    Media URN:
    67708
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:45:00 / 01:31:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 2480 D

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