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.
Rock Hudson: The Open Door
American actor Rock Hudson tells the story of a reformed mental health institution in Bethlehem and the work of World Health Organization.
Trygve Lie is reappointed Secretary-General
Trygve Lie accepts his reappointment as Secretary-General of the United Nations and delivers a speech in front of the General Assembly.
Middelgruden Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark
The Energetic Trio
The 1961 UN Radio programme explores a future with clean energy sources. Scientists discuss the possibilities of utilizing the sun, wind and heat stored deep beneath the earth’s surface and its economic and social significance.
Maya Angelou addresses the UNIFEM ceremony, 1996
Maya Angelou's Wise Words
"We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike." American poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou recites a poem during the gathering for the United Nations Development Fund for Women's Achievement Awards.