World Press Freedom Day

Journalists, U.N. representatives and others met in the U.N. General Assembly to celebrate the importance of a free press around the… read more

Journalists, U.N. representatives and others met in the U.N. General Assembly to celebrate the importance of a free press around the world. In his keynote speech, Mr. Rather spoke about the struggle around the world against censorship and the journalists' role in promoting freedom and democracy. This was the first time the day was celebrated at the U.N. General Assembly. close

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World Press Freedom Day

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Program ID:
80926-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 4, 1997
Last Aired:
May 5, 1997

Airing Details

  • May 04, 1997 | 10:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 05, 1997 | 1:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 05, 1997 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 1997 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 05, 1997 | 6:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2