1958: First Council of the EEC

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End production: 05/12/2012
60 years ago, from 8 to 10 September 1952, the Council held its very first meeting in Luxembourg. It met as the Special Council of Ministers of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), the precursor of the current Council of the European Union.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Exterior shot of Palais des Académies in Brussels 00:00:01
00:00:01 General shots of the meeting room (2 shots) 00:00:07
00:00:08 Victor LAROCK, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium and President of the Council 00:00:05
00:00:13 Pierre PFLIMLIN, Minister for Finance of France, and Christian PINEAU, Minister for Foreign Affairs of France 00:00:03
00:00:16 Heinrich von BRENTANO, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany 00:00:02
00:00:18 Joseph LUNS, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands 00:00:02
00:00:20 Joseph BECH, Luxembourgish Minister for Foreign Affairs 00:00:03
00:00:23 Giuseppe PELLA, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy 00:00:02
00:00:25 General view of the meeting room 00:00:04
00:00:29 Jean REY, Member of the EEC Commission Robert MARJOLIN, Vice-President of the EEC Commission Piero MALVESTITI, vice-president of the EEC Commission Walter HALLSTEIN, President of the Commission of the EEC Sicco MANSHOLT, Vice-President of the EEC Commission 00:00:07
00:00:36 Enrico MEDI, Vice-President of the Commission of the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or EURATOM) 00:00:03
00:00:39 Paul FINET, President of the High Authority of the ECSC (second part of the shot) 00:00:04
00:00:43 General view of the meeting room 00:00:05
00:00:48 Speech by Victor LAROCK, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium and President of the Council (no sound) 00:00:04
00:00:52 General view of the meeting room 00:00:01
00:00:53 Speech by Paul FINET, President of the High Authority of the ECSC (2 shots) (no sound) 00:00:07
00:01:00 General view of the meeting room 00:00:02
00:01:02 Speech by Walter HALLSTEIN, President of the Commission of the EEC (2 shots) (no sound) 00:00:09
00:01:11 Exterior view of Brussels and the Royal Palace 00:00:06
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