The Race to Host the United Nations

March 13, 2013

[1]Hour 1:           How did the United Nations headquarters end up in New York? We’ll examine the post-World War II competition to house the UN this hour with Charlene Mires, Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University-Camden and author of the new book Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations [2] (NYU Press, 2013).


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[2] Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations: http://www.amazon.com/Capital-World-Race-United-Nations/dp/0814707947

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