01 New York, the UN Security Council of the United Nations meets (total) Hunter College in New York. A motorcade goes out (total). Secretary-General Trygve Lie, the Chinese quo Tai-Chi, Chairman of the Security Council and Gromyko, Russia, side by side (half-total). Photographers (total). Cadogan, England, beside Stettinius, America. The American Secretary of State Byrnes speaks (half total).
(34 m) 02 Lübeck - Workwear for divers workers for the production of diving equipment (half total). Divers helmet (large). Inflated rubber suits (large). Diving feet (large). A diver plunges into a pool of test and the test master checks (half total). In the Lübeck port a diver in the usage (total). Spectators on the shore (total).
(41 m) 03 Paris - sensation process Petiot Petiot (large). He enters the court room (half-total). Petiot on the dock (half total). Stack of suitcases (screen). The judge (half total), women as witnesses (half total). His house on the local date (total) with people outside the entrance of the House. Petiot is introduced (total). Pan across the facade of the House. Peep hole in the wall to the observation of the agony of the victims. Body furnace (totally) and lime pit.
(41 m) 4th food crisis - a world problem President Truman at a Conference, laughing (half total). The Secretary of State for agriculture Anderson speaks (half total). President Hoover (half total). Scaled-down Asians in the rice fields (total). Asians with bowls (total). Queues in front of shops in England, Austria and Germany (total). Ration cards (total). Shopping baskets (large). Grain field with Reaper (half total). Steamboat in the port of Hamburg (total). Wheat is unloaded (half total). Port workers.
(61 m) 5th process Mauthausen judges come in (total) and sit down. General Truscott (large). The dock (total). Individual defendant (large). The defendant of the upper Danube and SS Gruppenführer Eigruber interrogated (interview) "What is your full name?" "Josef Eigruber." "How old are you?" "38 years." "Where is your residence?" "Linz on the Danube." "What is your nationality?" "Austria." "Were you a member of the armed forces of the German Empire ever?" "No." SS executioners Spatzenegger (large).
(44 m) 06. Brazil - swearing in of the new President General Dutra (big) at the swearing-in. He receives a sash (half total). From an airplane rises Fiorello La Guardia, as emissary President Trumans (total).
(30 m) 07 England - Oxford beats Cambridge (total) many viewers on the banks of the River Thames. Funny hats are sold and used up (half total). Page selection of control people (half total). Start (total). The race (total). Oxford leads to part of the aerial photographs. The referee in motor boats (half total). A Swan on the River Thames (total). Oxford WINS with three lengths.
01 New York: The UN Security Council meeting United Nations takes Instead of the current session of the UN Security Council of the United Nations in at Hunter College in New York.
The arrival of the delegates.
Secretary-General Trygve Lie, Dr. quo Tai-Chi, the Chairman of the Board, Gromyko, Soviet Russia.
Cadogan-England links beside him Stettinius America.
The sessions are public. Many young people among the visitors bear witness to the interest of youth in the work of the United Nations.
The last sessions were advising a new agenda. On the proposal of the Soviet delegate Gromyko, the Council will meet at least twice a year to so-called regular meetings. But also the ongoing sessions be held almost throughout the year, so that - as the French delegated bonnet said - the Council fulfilled its role as a standing sentinel of peace. The American Secretary of State Byrnes is one of the leaders of the Conference.
02. Lübeck: overalls for divers in the cleaning and reconditioning of the German ports and estuaries you need more divers than ever before and - more diving equipment.
Modern device for this dangerous craft is produced in this factory in Lübeck.
Each diver helmet Gets a phone.
The rubber suits are pumped up to the exam.
Mount the compressed air and oxygen bottles.
Each suit is conscientiously tried in the test tank. The test master, with headphones and Sprechmuschel, watched the divers and accepts its report.
And now the practice. The Lübeck port is scanned for sunken mines, bombs and anti-aircraft shells. Painstakingly, the lurking dangers to people and traffic be eliminated.
03. sensation process Petiot in Paris was one of the most sensational of the detective story to end processes.
The 49-year-old French doctor Dr. Marcel Petiot due to murder of 63 people is indicted. Petiot killed mainly women and therefore called the "modern blue beard".
A large number of suitcases and other possessions of his victims as evidence in the courtroom.
The hearing was Very much stormy Petiot often insulted the Court, the Prosecutor and the witness.
Local time at the home of his in which he brought his victims by poison, lethal injections and radiation killed.
The killer watched the agony of his victims by this peephole. The bodies he burned or threw them into this pit filled with lime.
The trial ended with his condemnation to death.
04. food crisis - a world problem, in the presence of President Truman found Instead of a meeting of the American Committee to combat the world food crisis.
The former President Hoover is Honorary Chairman of the Committee. He travelled meanwhile to Europe, to determine where the need is greatest and how can be remedied. At this meeting, the Secretary of State for agriculture, Anderson said: millions of tons of food have been delivered by America, it must take yet more restrictions on famine, to prevent perhaps the hunger deaths of many people.
Asia hungry here lacking especially rice, the food of the East.
In Europe, the food situation on the outermost is tense.
Even in England, the most important food are still rationed.
Austria faces major supply problems. By increased deliveries of UNRRA hoped the situation to cope with. Queues in front of the shops in Germany.
But many of the world's surplus areas increase their output and provide assistance.
Canadian and American steamers bring wheat. These supplies will help bridge the nutrition gap until the next harvest. As former President Hoover said at a press conference that all the signs speak for an exceptionally good harvest in the northern half of the world this year.
05. process of Mauthausen-Gusen In the courtroom of the Dachau camp began the trial of 61 members of the guards of the concentration camp Mauthausen. General Truscott took part in the first session.
Inhuman cruelties to the load lays the defendants, among which there are 28 Austrians, who had the death of hundreds of thousands to the result.
One of the main culprits is the former Gauleiter of Oberdonau and SS-Obergruppenführer Eigruber.
One of the worst torturers of SS: Spatzenegger. The defendants are defended by 5 American officers.
06. Brazil: Swearing in of the new President in Rio de Janeiro is Instead of the ceremonial swearing-in of the new President of Brazil. It is General Dutra, the candidate of the social democratic party who could unite 85% of all votes in the election. General Dutra, whose predecessor, the dictator was Vargas, is the first constitutional President of Brazil for 15 years.
To celebrate of taking office 42 Special Envoy appeared Guardia Fiorello la, among them as a personal emissary President Trumans. La Guardia, who for 12 years served as Mayor of New York, has been appointed now the relief and reconstruction work of the United Nations, the Director-General of UNRRA.
07. England: Oxford beats Cambridge for the first time after six years was again held the traditional eighth race Oxford-Cambridge.
Hundreds of thousands of spectators flock to this famous boat race in the world, and a true folk festival evolved along the track.
Page selection of the tax people. The boats rowing at the start. Now begins the race, followed by England with breathless excitement. The route on the River Thames is seven kilometres long - seven kilometres battle for the victory. Cambridge has won 48 times so far, Oxford 42 times. 13 times in a row, Cambridge was at the last race in front - but This time Oxford gone from the start in the lead, holding the top and increases the gap.
Follow motor boats with the referees. The Swan would be almost under the wheels... Excuse me... come see the rudder.
And now the Sprint - Once again settle the "eight Oxford" in the belt and pass the target with three lengths ahead. Cambridge follows, beaten, for the first time after 13 victories.
A tough race - Oxford's great success story!
01. UNO Security Council
The current session of the Security Council of the United Nations Organization meets at Hunter College, in New York City.
The delegates arrive.
Secretary-General Trygve Lie; Dr. Quo Tai Chi, Chairman of the session; and M. Gromyko, representing the U.S.S.R.
On the left, Cadogan, United Kingsdom; Stettinius, United States.
The meetings are held in public. Many young people have attended the deliberations.
This session is discussing new procedure. The Soviet delegate, M. Gromyko, has asked that the Council meet at least twice every year for General Session.
This is in addition to the regular sittings, which will provide continuous sessions in order, according to Bonnet of France, to stand as an ever-ready sentry of peace".
Mr. Byrnes, American Secretary of State, is one of the principle speakers.
To clean up and reconstruct German ports and river beds, divers are needed --- and diving suits, too. This factory in Lubeck produces modern equipment for this dangerous profession.
The diving helmets are fitted with a telephone. Air is pumped into the rubber suits.
The compressed air and oxygen containers are attached. They replace the cumbersome and dangerous rubber tubes to the convoy ship.
The suits get their last examination in the testing pool. The master-diver, with head-phone and microphone, observes the diver and receives his report.
And now to work. Lubeck Harbour is searched for bombs, mines and AA shells. By hard work these lurking dangers are found and removed.
03. The Sensational Trial Of Dr. Petiot
In Paris one of the most sensational trials in criminal history has just been concluded.
This is forty-nine year old Doctor Marcel Petiot, who was accused of murdering sixty-three people. His victims were mainly women and France named him the "Modern Bluebeard".
Dozens of trunks and other property of his victims were brought into court as evidence.
The trial abounded in thrills, as Petiot frequently insulted the judges, the public prosecutor, and the witnesses.
Scenes in Petiot's house, where he killed his victims by poison and other methods.
Here Petiot cremated their bodies, after he had watched their last struggles through this peephole. In this pit he covered the bodies with quick-lime.
The trial ended with the death sentence for Petiot.
04. The Food Crisis -- A World Problem
Immediate help to prevent starvation in Europe and Asia ... this is the reason for the conference to which President Truman has summoned Ex-President Hoover. Mr. Hoover is the greatest international authority on food problems.
The Ex-President is now in Europe, investigating destressed areas to see what has been done, and to decide what is still to be done.
Secretary of Argiculture Anderson states: "America has contributed millions of tons of food thus far, but we still have to appeal to every American to make every possible personal sacrifice, to see, that millions now threatened with starvation do not actually suffer, or do not actually die."
Asia is starving for lack of rice, its main source of nourishment.
And Europe is on the verge of a crisis in its food supply.
Even in England rationing has been continued. Austria struggles with her food problem, but hopes supplies from UNRRA will tide her over.
In Germany, the long queues tell their story.
But many of the food-supplying nations are increasing production to help in the crisis.
Canadian and American ships are bringing wheat. These deliveries may fill the gap between the present and the next harvest.
As Ex-President Hoover declared at a press conference, all indications point to an extraordinarily good crop in the northern hemisphere of the globe this year.
05. The Mauthausen Trial
In the court-room of the former Concentration Camp at Dachau, sixty-one members of the Mauthausen Concentration Camp guards are beeing tried. General Truscott attended the opening session.
The defendants, (including twenty-eight Austrians) are accused of inhuman cruelties which caused the death of their prisoners - hundreds of thousands of them.
Among the principle defendants are the former Gauleiter of Oberdonau, SS.-Obergruppenführer Eigruber, and one of the most notorious S.S. executioners, Spatzenegger.
Five U.S. officers are acting as counsel for the accused Nazis.
06. Brazil's new President takes office
Rio de Janiero. The new President of Brazil is sworn in. General Dutra, the successful candidate of the Social Democratic Party, was elected, winning eighty-five per cent of all the votes. General Dutra succeeds the dictator Vargas --- he is the first constitutional President of Brazil in fifteen years.
Forty-two special ambassadors attended the inaugral ceremony, including Fiorello La Guardia, personal representative of President Truman. La Guardia, for twelve years Mayor of the City of New York, was recently appointed Director-General of UNRRA.
07. Oxford triumps over Cambridge
Oxford and Cambridge meet again in their traditional boat race for the first time in six years.
Hundreds of thousands of spectators saw the oldest boat race in the world. On the banks of the river a real holiday spirit prevailed.
After the toss for position the teams row to the staring point, and then "They-re off!" All Britain waits, breathless.
The course on the Thames is seven kilometres up-stream ... a seven kilometre fight for victory. To date, Cambridge has won forty-eight times, Oxford forty-two times.
For the last thirteen consecutive races Cambridge was the winner ... but this time, right from the start, Oxford leads ... and gains steadily.
This swan was almost a traffic victim.
The finish ... the Oxford eight pulls ahead and crosses the line with a three lenght lead. Cambridge follows, loser for the first time after thirteen victories. A tough race ... and a big day for Oxford.
Persons in the Film
Anderson, Greta ; Byrnes, James ; Cadogan ; Dutra ; Eigruber ; Gromyko, Andrej ; Hoover, Herbert ; Laguardia ; Lie, Trygve ; MacNarney ; Petiot, Marcel ; Quo, Tai Chi ; Spatzenegger ; Stettinius ; Truman, Harry ; Truscott
London ; New York ; Gotha ; Asia ; Europe ; Lübeck ; Paris ; Dachau ; British zone ; Hamburg ; United States ; Brazil ; Rio de Janeiro ; Berlin
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Misery ; Industry ; Justice ; Political events ; Rowing ; Shipping ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Diving, diver ; Animals (except dogs) ; UN ; Buildings ; concentration camp ; Agriculture ; Jobs ; Industrial ; Agriculture ; aftermath of war
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