Book Discussion on Capital of the World

Charlene Mires talked about her book, Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations, in which she recounts the United Nations… read more

Charlene Mires talked about her book, Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations, in which she recounts the United Nations search for a location for its headquarters from 1944-1946. In her book, the author reports that over 200 American cities and towns vied for the opportunity to host the United Nations, from St. Louis and New Orleans to Chicago and Denver. Charlene Mires spoke at the Philadelphia History Museum. close

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  • Charlene Mires Associate Professor Rutgers University, Camden->History Department

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Book Discussion on Capital of the World

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311980-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2013

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  • Apr 14, 2013 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 2013 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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