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dc.descriptionElections of Secretaries-General -- US relations with U Thant -- The Soviet role in the Secretariat -- The 1967 Middle East war. Typescript. Yale University Oral history project on the United Nations. Accompanied by audiocassettesen
dc.description.abstractThis interview was conducted on 18 October 1990, during Mr. Sisco's retirement. Here, he discussed the United States involvement in the election of Secretary-General U Thant, his relationship with U Thant and the 1967 Middle East War.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityMr. Joseph J. Sisco (United States, 1919 – 2004) was appointed the United States Representative to the United Nations Security Council in 1967. At this time he also served as United States Representative to the Fifth Special Session of the General Assembly on the Middle East as well as Political Advisor for the United States Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. Mr. Sisco then became the chief United States mediator for the Middle East in 1968. <br>Prior to his time at the United Nations, Mr. Sisco worked for the Central Intelligence Agency in 1950 and the Department of State in 1951. From 1951 to 1965, he served as a foreign affairs officer, specializing in issues involving the United Nations and other international organizations. In 1965, Mr. Sisco was appointed Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs.en
dc.titleInterview with Dr. Joseph J. Sisco by James S. Sutterlinen
dc.typeAudiovisual Materialsen
dc.typeSpeeches & Press Conferencesen
undr.contributor.personalSisco, Joseph J.
undr.contributor.personalSutterlin, James S.
undr.contributor.corporateYale University (New Haven, Conn.)en
undr.subject.corporateUN. Secretary-Generalen
undr.subject.corporateUN. Secretary-General (1953-1961 : Hammarskjöld)en
undr.subject.corporateUN. Secretary-General (1961-1971 : Thant)en
undr.subject.corporateUN. Secretary-General (1972-1981 : Waldheim)en
undr.subject.corporateUN. Security Councilen
undr.subject.corporateCharter of the United Nations (1945)en
undr.subject.thesaurusFOREIGN POLICYen
undr.subject.thesaurusAPPOINTMENT OF OFFICIALSen
undr.subject.thesaurusORAL HISTORYen
undr.subject.thesaurusCONGO QUESTIONen
undr.subject.thesaurusPEACEKEEPING OPERATIONSen
undr.subject.thesaurusVIETNAMESE CONFLICT (1961-1975)en
undr.subject.thesaurusCUBA SITUATIONen
undr.subject.thesaurusISRAEL-ARAB WAR (1967)en
undr.subject.personalHammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961
undr.subject.personalThant, U, 1909-1974
undr.subject.personalWaldheim, Kurt
undr.subject.personalNasser, Gamal Abdel
undr.subject.personalRusk, Dean
undr.subject.personalGoldberg, Arthur
undr.subject.personalKhrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
undr.subject.personalCleveland, Harlan
undr.subject.personalKennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
undr.subject.personalDobrynin, Anatolii Fedorovich
undr.subject.personalJacobson, Max
undr.coverage.spatialUNITED STATES
undr.relation.ispartofseriesUN Oral history project (Series)en

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