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U Thant

U Thant appears in the following:

Press Conference on Vietnam, U Thant

Thursday, January 18, 1968

This is the first press conference of the General Assembly session. Thant congratulates Mr. Allfell, the newly elected president of the UN Press Corps. President Johnson's state of the union address occurred the night before. Thant reiterates his position that US bombing of North Vietnam must halt before peace negotiations ...

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Press Conference in UN Headquarters with U Thant

Saturday, September 16, 1967

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Mr. Ragavand9?) leads the guestions from the press corps.

U Thant expresses confidence in the UN as more than a forum for debate.

His position on Vietnam has not changed. First priority is cessation of bombing of North ...

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U Thant, Noon from the UN

Friday, February 11, 1966

U Thant appeals for India. Indian government asks for assistance for great famine in India. Thant describes why famine came. States what is needed. Speaks of India the famine


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150598
Municipal archives id: T1931

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UN Press Club Luncheon, U Thant

Thursday, April 15, 1965

Secretary-General U Thant address the press at this luncheon. Expresses his deep concern about the current situation in Vietnam, but says there is little he can talk about. U Thant takes questions.

NBC News - Why do you not appeal for a cease fire in Vietnam?

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U Thant, United Nations

Friday, January 01, 1965

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Secretary General of the United Nations U Thant speaks about the failure of the 19th General Assembly, the formation of special peacekeeping council within the ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial

Wednesday, November 13, 1963

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Adlai Stevenson opens the presentation. He admits that the Eleanor Roosevelt foundation has not come as far as they had hoped on the first anniversary of her death.

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United Nations Day Concert

Thursday, October 24, 1963

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18th Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

English speaking announcer notes the planned events, followed by a French translation.

The English speaking announcer ...

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Alastair Cooke Interviews U Thant

Monday, April 23, 1962

Alastair Cooke interviews U Thant, Secretary General, U.N. about Burma, his life, philosophy and the U.N.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150269
Municipal archives id: LT9453

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UN International Co-operation Year Lecture, Mikhail Millionchikov

Friday, January 01, 1960

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U.N. Secretary General U Thant introduces Mikhail Millionchikov, Professor of Physics, Vice President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Russia's Deputy Director of Atomic ...

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U Thant Advocates for Peaceful Change at the Rensselaerville Institute

Monday, January 01, 1900

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United Nations Secretary General U Thant addresses the Rensselaerville Institute of Man and Science at a seminar on peaceful change.

He describes the purpose of the UN, and his work as Secretary ...

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Press Conference, Mayor John Lindsay with U Thant

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Recorded in the Blue Room at City Hall, Mayor John V. Lindsay and U Thant, Secretary-General of the United Nations, receive the press after a private luncheon. Lindsay notes that this is not a formal ...

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