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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.
Voices from UN Archives
The UN’s sound recording collection presents excerpts of historic speeches given at the United Nations featuring many UN Secretary-Generals and heads of government, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev and Dwight E. Eisenhower, among others.
Preamble to UN Charter by Laurence Olivier
British actor Sir Laurence Olivier reads the Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations. The Charter was signed at the San Francisco Conference on 26 June 1945. Music by American composer Aaron Copland. [Production date unknown.]
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt reads the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.