• Short Summary

    The Secretary-General of the United Nations, U Thant, called for an end to colonialism yesterday (Wednesday, 14 October) in his speech commemorating the tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the granting of Independence to Colonial countries and peoples.

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    GV Ext UN building
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    GV INT. UN Assembly
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    SV U Thant
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    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: U THANT: "The General Assembly on Monday announced a programme of action, drawn up by a special committee of 24 designed to ensure the complete implementation of the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples. By solemnly proclaiming the necessity of bringing a speedy and unconditional end to colonialism in all its forms and manifestations and by calling for immediate steps to be taken in all dependent territories to enable their peoples to enjoy complete independence and freedom in accordance with their freely expressed will and desire, the General Assembly was thus action in pursuance of the Charter and of the moral obligations assumed by the member states."




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    Background: The Secretary-General of the United Nations, U Thant, called for an end to colonialism yesterday (Wednesday, 14 October) in his speech commemorating the tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the granting of Independence to Colonial countries and peoples.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1HQXM19LQXCALUZMWV21TNH9K
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HQXM19LQXCALUZMWV21TNH9K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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