Joseph Johnson, June 10, 1985

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dc.description The interview was recorded at New York City, on June 10, 1985 . The Interviewer was William Powell. Joseph Johnson was appointed Chief of the International Affairs Division of the United States State Department in 1943. While serving in this position, Mr. Johnson played a role in the creation of the United Nations, attending both the Dumbarton Oaks Conference in 1944 and the San Francisco Conference in 1945. In 1946, he served as an adviser to the United States Delegation at the first United Nations Assembly and assisted the United States representative to the Security Council. In 1950, Mr. Johnson was appointed President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He became President Emeritus in 1971. While working for the Carnegie Endowment, Mr. Johnson continued to use his expertise in international affairs, serving as alternate United States representative to the United Nations General Assembly. In this interview, conducted on 10 June 1985, Mr. Johnson recalled his experience at the United Nations. He elaborated on his participation at the Dumbarton Oaks Conference, the San Francisco Conference and touched upon his role as a special envoy for the United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine in 1961. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Bureau of Special Political Affairs en_US
dc.subject Carnegie Foundation en_US
dc.subject Commissions and Committees of San Francisco Conference en_US
dc.subject Delegation of US Public Citizens en_US
dc.subject Physical set-up of Conference en_US
dc.subject UNESCO en_US
dc.subject Rockefeller, Nelson en_US
dc.subject Inter-American Conference en_US
dc.title Joseph Johnson, June 10, 1985 en_US
dc.type Recording, oral en_US

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