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.
A tribute to the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Schweitzer: A UN reporter travels to Schweitzer’s hospital in Gabon and meets the 79-year-old doctor, philosopher and theologian.
Marlon Brando: The Well of Happiness
American actor Marlon Brando narrates the success story of a Bolivian village that builds a water well with the help of the UN Technical Assistance Administration.
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.]