U Thant appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 06, 1970
U Thant, Secretary General of the United Nations, speaks on the importance of the World Youth Assembly, a scholarship program to bring young global citizens together, similar to the United Nations General Assembly. He makes an appeal for donations to fund the next meeting.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal ...
Saturday, April 04, 1970
In this statement, United Nations Secretary General U Thant discusses the escalation of the Vietnam War as well as other conflicts in Cambodia and Laos. He argues that military actions cannot bring peaceful solutions to this conflict and urges the nations involved to adhere to the agreements made during the ...
Thursday, September 19, 1968
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 ...
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 ...
Monday, November 14, 1966
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 press conference as Thant does not conduct interviews outside of the United Nations. He welcomes ...
Thursday, September 08, 1966
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 General to facilitate peace in three areas of activity:
Tuesday, May 24, 1966
U Thant, Secretary General of the United Nations speaks on the objectives of peace and human advancement in the face of the Vietnam War to members of the United States Labor Movement.
He begins by describing what a successful democracy requires despite a bleak world view, "Despite ...
Friday, February 11, 1966
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?
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 ...
Wednesday, November 13, 1963
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.
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Monday, April 23, 1962
Alastair Cooke interviews U Thant, Secretary General, U.N. about Burma, his life, philosophy and the U.N.
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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 ...