The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict. Wikipedia*
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The United Nations has 1118 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1965, U.N. History Newsreel. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 49 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 3,607 views per program. Most appearances with Kofi Annan (50), Ki-moon Ban (34), Joseph Garba (18). Most common tags: United Nations, Iraq, Persian Gulf War.