Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Signing

Secretary General Boutrous-Ghali commended the United Nations for adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, spoke about the… read more

Secretary General Boutrous-Ghali commended the United Nations for adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, spoke about the safety of the world and declared the treaty open for signing. Following the speech, President Clinton was the first to sign the global pact in a ceremony during the opening session the United Nations. President Clinton sat in the front row during Secretary General Boutrous-Ghali’s speech, then was conducted to a desk on the other side of the room to sign the treaty. Officials from China, France, Russia, and other countries were also shown signing the treaty. President Clinton did not speak during the ceremony, although he stood in the back with other U.S. officials and applauded each signature. close

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Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Signing

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Program ID:
75382-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Appearance
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 28, 1996
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 1996

Airing Details

  • Sep 28, 1996 | 2:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 29, 1996 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1