Looking outward : years of crisis at the United Nations ; [speeches and papers] / Adlai E. Stevenson ; edited, with commentary, by Robert L. and Selma Schiffer ; preface by President John F. Kennedy.

; Schiffer, Robert L ; Schiffer, Selma ; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
New York : Harper and Row, [1963] .

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Other Authors Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963.
Schiffer, Robert L.
Schiffer, Selma.
Subjects Diplomatic relations.
EE. UU. -- Relaciones exteriores -- 1961.
United Nations -- United States.
United Nations.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
United States.
Description xx, 295 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
©1963
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary This collection of speeches and papers by Adlai Stevenson provides a running discourse on the electrifying events of the 1960s. Beginning with Kennedy's appointment of Stevenson as Permanent Representative to the United Nations, the speeches and essays cover issues which still resound today.
Contents Preface / by John F. Kennedy -- Introduction / by Adlai E. Stevenson -- Principles and problems -- The crises. The Congo ; The Secretary General ; Nuclear testing and disarmament ; Outer space ; The question of China ; A new imperialism ; The veto ; Cuba ; The death of Mrs. Roosevelt -- Our state in the UN. OUr membership ; Some threats ; Some hopes -- Our stake in the world. Some principles reaffirmed ; Economic development ; Africa ; The Atlantic community ; The Americas ; Our international aim -- The ingredients of freedom. Our national vigor ; The America we want ; America under pressure ; Unfinished emancipation ; Freedom's prospects ; Love of country -- Miscellany. On fatherhood ; On poetry ; On women ; Eulogy of Eleanor Roosevelt.
1. Principles and problems -- 2. The crises: [1.] The Congo -- [2.] The Secretary General -- [3.] Nuclear testing and disarmament -- [4.] Outer Space -- [5.] The question of China -- [6.] A new imperialism -- [7.] The veto -- [8.] Cuba -- [9.] The death of Mrs. Roosevelt -- 2. Our stake in the UN: [1.] Our membership -- [2.] Some threats -- [3.] Some hopes -- 4. Our stake in the world: [1.] Some principles reaffirmed -- [2.] Economic development -- [3.] Africa -- [4.] The Atlantic community -- [5.] The Americas -- [6.] Our international aim -- 5. The ingredients of freedom: [1.] Our national valor -- [2.] The America we want -- [3.] America under pressure -- [4.] Unfinished emancipation -- [5.] Freedom's prospects -- [6.] Love of country -- 6. Miscellany: [1.] On fatherhood -- [2.] On poetry -- [3.] On women -- [4.] Eulogy of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)505227
(OCoLC)ocm00505227
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WorldCat Identities Stevenson, Adlai E. 1900-1965.
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