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Newstalgia Reference Room - Free-For-All At The UN - 1961

Newstalgia Reference Room - Free-for-all at the UN. In the middle of a UN address by U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, a protest erupted into violence on the floor of the General Assembly over the recent events in the Congo and the assassination of President Patrice Lumumba. On February 22, 1961.

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It's "Merry Christmas", damnit!!!! Crooked Timber: A century ago, King Leopold of Belgium invaded the Congo and justified his grab for

Jan Egeland Answers His Critics!

Video From Liberal Oasis It was Jan who, earlier last week at a press conference, threw an elbow at unnamed “rich countries” for being &#1