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Declaration of the Rights of the Child by Cathleen Nesbitt
Actress Cathleen Nesbitt reads the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, which was adopted by the General Assembly in 1959. The children’s rights proclamation seeks to stop practices like the one photographed.
Margaret Mead on International Women's Year
Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead weighs in on the practical advances that women and men could make in medicine, employment, food and nutrition in the lead-up to International Women’s Year.
A Symbol of Hope and Humanity
Secretary-General Boutros Boutros Ghali gives a special toast to Nelson Mandela, newly elected president of South Africa. Mandela follows with his own toast to the UN.
Celeste Holm interviews Ralph Bunche, Nobel laureate and Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs. He speaks with humour and humility about earlier career and educational experiences, race and how he "fell into" teaching, marriage and the United Nations.