President Kennedy's Final Address to the United Nations General Assembly

President Kennedy spoke before the United Nations General Assembly, for what would be his last address to that body, on September 20th,… read more

President Kennedy spoke before the United Nations General Assembly, for what would be his last address to that body, on September 20th, 1963. The president noted that the delegates were meeting “in an atmosphere of rising hope.” He spoke of limiting nuclear arms, of nurturing worldwide human rights, and of the space race evolving into joint exploration with the Soviet Union. This speech was shown courtesy of the United Nations Visual Library. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Kennedy's Final Address to the United Nations General Assembly

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315975-1
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Location:
New York, New York, United States
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Nov 17, 2013

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  • Nov 17, 2013 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 7:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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