British, Canadian and American delegates meet for dollar loan talks in Washington.
Full title reads: "Washington - Nine Men And The Dollar".
Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
LV the Capitol Building, Washington. GV Exterior Department of State building. CU Nameplate on building.
MV Secretary of the Treasury, John Snyder, arriving. Pan. SV Canadian delegates with Douglas C Abbott, Minister of Finance (centre), Lester Pearson, Foreign Minister and the Canadian Ambassador, Mr Hume Wrong. MV Canadian delegates posing for photographers. SV Mr Ernest Bevin, Sir Stafford Cripps and the British Ambassador Sir Oliver Franks.
MV Towards and pan British delegation entering Department of State building. LV Interior, Bevin, Cripps and others taking their places at conference table. SV Bevin, Snyder and Abbott at head of table. GV Complete assembly of delegates around table. SV Cripps, Dean Acheson and Bevin. CU Bevin.
CU Snyder speaking. "I want to extend to our visitors from London and Ottawa a very warm and cordial welcome. I feel that this occasion offers us an opportunity to sit down in the friendly and constructive attitude and discuss some problems that are facing, not only the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States, but the world as a whole, and I feel that right here we will have an opportunity to discuss those matters, which are most perplexing to us at this time and find the basis to work out solutions to those problems."
SV Elevated Cripps, Acheson and Bevin. GV Elevated delegates around table. GV Delegates around table. Bevin makes wisecrack: "I never thought that a man with an overdraft would get such a wonderful welcome". LV delegates seated around table.