Bogota Conference

Author:  Universal Newsreel


Silent & sound; black & white; 8 min. Secretary of State George C. Marshall is shown addressing the Conference of American States meeting in Bogota, Colombia, on April 1, 1948. (Outtake 5762×6 is sound track only.) Secretary Marshall concludes his speech by saying: “The peoples for whom we speak are impatient to launch this promising cooperative endeavor, for they see in it their greatest hope for achieving a better life for themselves, their children and their children’s children. They look to this conference to set in motion the concerted effort that will make their constant dream of peace and plenty a living, satisfying reality. We must not fail them.”

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Call No. 48.04.01 DISC 83
Language: english