Entertainer Danny Kaye was born in Brooklyn in 1913. He had a very successful career on stage and screen and was the original UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador from 1954 until his death in 1987.
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Danny Kaye's description of his East-Asian humanitarian tour as the first Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, and of the film that chronicled his experiences.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 1888
Municipal archives id: LT4869