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dc.descriptionThe 1956 Suez war -- The attitudes of US presidents toward the UN role in the Middle East -- Impressions of Kurt Waldheim. Typescript. Yale University Oral history project on the United Nations. Accompanied by audiocassette. Includes indexen
dc.description.abstractAmbassador Eban gives his personal account of the adoption of the General Assembly resolution 181(II) in the interview conducted on 16 April 1990. The interview delves into the role of the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, the first Special Committee of the United Nations and the attitude towards the different parties involved.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityNoted for his defence of Israel's actions before the Security Council and the General Assembly of the United Nations, former Foreign Minister of Israel, Abba Eban (Israel, 1915-2002) served with the Jewish Agency as a political information officer to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine in 1946. In 1947, he was the liaison officer with the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, as well as a member of the delegation to the General Assembly that played a critical role in the passage of United Nations General Assembly resolution 181(II)(A/RES/181(II)) to partition Palestine. Mr. Eban became the permanent representative of the new state of Israel upon its admittance to the United Nations in 1949. He held that post until 1959, as well as serving as ambassador to the United States. Mr. Eban became minister of education and culture under Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion from 1960 to 1963. From 1959 to 1966, he also served as president of the Weizmann Institute of Science. In 1964, he served as deputy prime minister and became Israel's Foreign Minister from 1966 to 1974.en
dc.titleUN Role in the Establishment of Israel : an Interview with Ambassador Abba Eban by James S. Sutterlinen
dc.typeAudiovisual Materialsen
dc.typeSpeeches & Press Conferencesen
undr.contributor.personalEban, Abba Solomon
undr.contributor.personalSutterlin, James S.
undr.contributor.corporateYale University (New Haven, Conn.)en
undr.subject.corporateUN Special Committee on Palestineen
undr.subject.corporateJewish Agency for Palestineen
undr.subject.thesaurusTERRITORIAL PARTITIONen
undr.subject.thesaurusFOREIGN POLICYen
undr.subject.thesaurusSUEZ QUESTIONen
undr.subject.thesaurusORAL HISTORYen
undr.subject.thesaurusPALESTINE QUESTIONen
undr.subject.thesaurusPEACEKEEPING OPERATIONSen
undr.subject.personalGromyko, Andrei Andreevich, 1909-1989
undr.subject.personalBunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
undr.subject.personalBen-Gurion, David
undr.subject.personalWeizmann, Chaim
undr.subject.personalLie, Trygve, 1896-1968
undr.subject.personalTruman, Harry S.
undr.subject.personalPearson, Lester B.
undr.subject.personalNasser, Gamal Abdel
undr.subject.personalHammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961
undr.subject.personalThant, U, 1909-1974
undr.subject.personalWaldheim, Kurt
undr.relation.ispartofseriesUN Oral history project (Series)en

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