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Reel Number: 220469-28
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1945,1940s
Location: San Francisco, California,Washington, DC
TC Begins: 03:55:32
TC Ends: 03:57:35
WWII - 1945, Conferences: Opening of World Peace Conference At San Francisco ca 25Apr45 Intertitle: Opening of World Peace Conference at San Francisco 03:55:40 High Angle /HA delegates seated. Stettinius opening conference, SOF: gavel & opening announced. 03:56:06 President Truman speech broadcast from Washington DC. MS Truman at desk, SOF “You members of this Conference are to be the architects of a better world. In your hands rests our future. By your labors at this Conference, we shall know if suffering humanity is to achieve a just & lasting peace. (edit) “Our sole objective, at this decisive gathering, is to create the structure. We must provide the machinery, which will make future peace, not only possible, but certain. (edit) “We must, once & for all, reverse the order, & prove by our acts conclusively, that Right Has Might. If we do not want to die together in war, we must learn to live together in peace.” (applause). 03:57:08 Stettinius closes first day session w/ speech, SOF: “The prayers of the people of the World are w/ us. They are spoken in many tongues & in the words of many creeds, but they are as one voice rising from the tragedy & suffering of war in prayer for lasting peace”. (applause). 03:57:30 End title: Join 7th War Loan Victory Drive. WW2; United Nations; Planning Post-War; 1940s;
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