United Nations

United Nations

The First Fifty Years

Book - 1995 | First edition --.
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"Beginning with the birth of the U.N., when Roosevelt, Stalin, Truman, and Gromyko set the stage, United Nations brings us a cast of profoundly important and colorful international players: the brilliant Dag Hammarskjold, who became the most daring, imaginative secretary-general the U.N. ever had; Nikita Khrushchev, who electrified the General Assembly as he pounded his shoe in protest over the Congo; Ralph Bunche, the grandson of a slave and "the Jackie Robinson of American diplomacy," who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his U.N. work in the Middle East; and U.S. ambassador Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who walked out of the General Assembly over the Third World's anti-Zion resolution. United Nations is a story filled with action and heartbreak."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [1995]
Edition: First edition --.
Copyright Date: ©1995
ISBN: 9780871136169
Branch Call Number: 341/.23/Mei 3580an
341.23 Mei
Characteristics: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations, map


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