The treaty of Versailles; its provisions and how it failed. Historic newsreel footage shows Wilson, Lloyd George and Clemenceau, and scenes of the conference at Versailles. A discussion of the Treaty of Versailles; points out that it was written as a series of compromises; its provisions and effects on the map and peoples of Europe; the League of Nations as an integral part of the Treaty, and the failure of the Treaty to ensure a lasting peace.
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