LevelItem
Ref NoCSA/1/2/3
TitleUN Sept '66
DateSeptember 1966
Extent1 notebook and 2 pdf files
Creator NameSanger; Clyde (1928-2022); journalist
DescriptionNotebook, written mostly in shorthand, containing notes taken by Sanger in his role as the Guardian's United Nations (UN) correspondent including: the election of the UN General Assembly President; the International Court of Justice case on South West Africa (SWA); making the UN more effective and it's role in peacekeeping; Southern Rhodesian government; Guyana; Vietnam War; the University of Zambia and UN teacher training programme; foreign mercenries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; notes from the 21st Session of the UN General Assembly including discussions on the removal of the SWA mandate from South Africa and establishment of UN administration of the territory, Vietnam War, nuclear arms, Syria, sanctions against Southern Rhodesia, Aden, racial discrimination and Haiti; Barbara Castle on road safety; and the UN Outer Space Treaty.

Names featured include: Abdul Rahman Pashwak, [Hugh Foot, Baron] Caradon, U Thant, [Amintore] Fanfani, [Ferdinand] Marcos, Ketema Yifru, George Brown, [Abba] Eban, [Arthur] Goldberg, [Bridger W.] Katenga, LBJ [Lyndon Baines Johnson], [Nikolai] Fedorenko, [Simeon Ola] Adebo, Chief Jonathan and Lord Chalfont.

Transcribed in 2021 as part of the Clyde Sanger shorthand transcription project with funding from The National Archives 'Collaborate and Innovate Testbed Fund. The pdf transcription document also contains a digitised copy of the notebook.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsThe original notebook and full transcript is closed in line with data privacy. A redacted version of the transcript is available. Please contact the archive for further information.
FormatElectronic record
Manuscript
CopyrightClyde Sanger

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