It’s a festive day on the banks of England, as the Navy sails back into port with the captured Napoleon. The long dreaded enemy is no longer a threat, but what will England do with him? CBS reporters take us there to witness the events as they unfold.
The ship captain tells of the courtesies extended to the French leader. Though he may have been an enemy, the General is still a charming statesman. By radio remote, we get official word from France, and the word from the government on the topic of their deposed leader. There doesn’t seem to be any love lost. Others who were close to Napoleon have other things to say about him though. Suddenly an explosive outbreak disturbs the festive atmosphere in England. Is it a would be assassin? With the situation under control, more pleasantries of Napoleon’s trip is depicted.
Napoleon finally exits the ship, and grants CBS reporters an exclusive interview. Who’s the greatest military leader in the world at the time? Who does Napoleon lay blame for his defeat? Is he as big a tyrant as his reputation makes him out to be? The orders finally arrive that seal the fate of Napoleon. What will the orders proclaim?