THE EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA GOES INTO EXILE - 1936 Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie I and the royal family and close friends seek sanctuary from the British with the defeat of Ethiopia to Italian troops. The royal party disembark from a British ship in Palestine then board a train. The Emperor would spend the next five years in exile returning to Ethiopia in 1941 only after Italy's defeat by United Kingdom and Ethiopian patriot forces.
TRAVELLING WOODROW WILSON Large crowds gather to see US President Woodrow Wilson as he travels, making 37 speeches in 32 days, while promoting the establishment of the League of Nations. He is seen standing on the platform of a rail caboose, tipping his hat, shaking hands, waving, and seated in an open car with his wife, the First Lady.
LEAGUE OF NATIONS CONFERENCE Dignitaries attending the Paris Peace Conference gather outside the Versailles Palace. Those seen include: US President Wilson, French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George and Vittorio Orlando, head of the Italian delegation.
PRESIDENT WILSON IN PARIS US President Wilson, in a horse-drawn carriage, is driven through the Arc de Triomphe and down the Champs Elysees behind a mounted escort. Enthusiastic crowds of onlookers watch. A sign \"Vive Wilson\" is strung across a Paris street.
PRESIDENT WILSON AT VERSAILLES US President Wilson waves from a window inside the Palace of Versailles, for a meeting regarding the forming of the League of Nations. In a courtyard, soldiers stand at attention as horse-drawn carriages drop off dignitaries.
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