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SIR PETER RAMSBOTHAM
Britsh Diplomat UK Delegation 1956

British diplomacy at the UN during October 1956 is undone by the UK government’s decision to use force.


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JACK GRANATSTEIN
(Historian)

RT. HON. LORD DOUGLAS HURD
(UK Mission to the UN 1956)

GEOFF MURRAY
(Canadian Mission to the UN 1956)

SIR BRIAN URQUHART
(UN Secretariat official)


The intensity in the General Assembly.

 


British post-war illusions of grandeur and influence.


Being denounced in the General Assembly.



A phone call between British PM Anthony Eden and his UN Ambassador Sir Pierson (Bob) Dixon.