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News of the day. [Vol. 33, no. 210], Hammarskjold's death shocks the world.

Author: Michael Fitzmaurice; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Publisher: United States : A Metro-Goldwyn Mayer release, [1961-09-18]
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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"The United Nations is plunged into the deepest crisis of its history with the death of its Secretary General. Dag Hammarskjold loses his life in the crash of a plane flying him from Leopoldville the Congo to Ndola in Northern Rhodesia to confer with Katanga President Moise Tshombe. His personal mission to bring peace in the Congo was but one historic episode in the career of the quietly courageous Swedish diplomat
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Genre/Form: Newsreels
Shorts
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fitzmaurice; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
OCLC Number: 423692037
Notes: Rights held by UCLA Film and Television Archive.
Performer(s): Commentary by Michael Fitzmaurice.

Abstract:

"The United Nations is plunged into the deepest crisis of its history with the death of its Secretary General. Dag Hammarskjold loses his life in the crash of a plane flying him from Leopoldville the Congo to Ndola in Northern Rhodesia to confer with Katanga President Moise Tshombe. His personal mission to bring peace in the Congo was but one historic episode in the career of the quietly courageous Swedish diplomat who was in the eighth year of his job as chief administrative officer of the U.N. At U.N. headquarters in New York, saddened colleagues officially announce the Secretary General's death. In Washington, President Kennedy speaks of his dedication to the cause of peace and world order and says 'I pray that his final sacrifice will inspire all members of the United Nations to complete the task for which he died.' News of the day reviews highlights in the career of the man who was known as 'Mr. United Nations,' and who last year withstood the attack... cont.

Summary continues... of Nikita Khruschev when the Soviet Premier demanded his resignation"--Hearst synopsis sheet.

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