• Short Summary

    Making his maiden speech to the U.N. General Assembly, as Chief United States delegate, Mr.?

  • Description

    Making his maiden speech to the U.N. General Assembly, as Chief United States delegate, Mr. Adlai Stevenson Mar 21 accused the Soviet Union of obstructing United Nations efforts in the congo and of injecting into the United Nations Congo debate "the most destructive spirit of the cold war".

    Mr Stevenson spoke after Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko had denounced UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjoeld "as an accomplice and organiser" of the slaying of deposed Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba," and had demanded Mr. Hammarskjoeld's dismissal, an end to UN operations in the Congo, a structural overhauling of the United Nations, UN assistance for the Gizenga regime in Stanleyville, and penalties against Belgium for failing to withdraw all civil and military personnel from the Congo.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA93P5QA2B3QJ56T3UH3KYSN9YA
    Media URN:
    VLVA93P5QA2B3QJ56T3UH3KYSN9YA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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