Secretary-General Accepts $8,500,000 Gift for the Purchase of UN Site
On behalf of his father, John D. Rockefeller III presented Secretary-General, Tyrgve Lie, with a check for $8,500,000 for the purchase of the 6-block Manhattan East River site where the United Nations will build its permanent headquarters. Mr. Lie exhibits the check for the East River site. Ceremony took place on the first anniversary of the Security Council in New York.