United Nations Audio Library presents UN Radio Classics, an online archive of documentary and dramatic programmes starring Audrey Hepburn, Kirk Douglas and Bing Crosby, among many others.
These programmes, available free of charge with digitally remastered sound, offer a unique way of experiencing key historical moments of the United Nations and of the world throughout the second half of the 20th century.
Baltic States representatives
Born in the 1990s
Part 1 features the Ukraine mission on their declaration of independence in 1991. In Part 2, Baltic representatives express their joy after learning that their countries would be admitted in the General Assembly in 1992.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (left) and Winston Churchill aboard the HMS Prince of Wales in 1941
Churchill Sound Bites
This program features some of Winston Churchill’s most noteworthy and colourful excerpts from speeches over the years, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Man in the Spotlight: Hans Blix
U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix became the figure associated with Iraq and WMD allegations. Between tense appearances in the Security Council, here is a more casual conversation Blix had with the U.N. Correspondents Association.
Press Conference by Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev addresses the press at the United Nations in 1992, days after giving his landmark Fulton speech, which formally ended the Cold War.