Ralph J. Bunche

Ralph J. Bunche appears in the following:

Ralph Bunche Announces Landmark 1949 Arab-Israeli General Armistice Agreement

Friday, August 10, 2012


In the early hours of February 24, 1949, on the Greek island of Rhodes, Dr. Ralph J. Bunche emerged from the Egyptian-Israeli talks to announce the signing of a General Armistice Agreement.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Dinner

Thursday, May 17, 1956

As the nation marks six decades since the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, hear this broadcast from the WNYC archives of the NAACP dinner marking the ruling's second anniversary. Guests included Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks.


Statement On Egypt - Israel Peace Accord

Thursday, February 24, 1949

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

This is the work for which Bunche received the Nobel Peace prize in 1950. Overseas connection. Bunche was principal secretary of the UN Palestine Commission.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal ...