Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Peace Prize 1961
Dag Hammarskjöld

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Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld was killed in the early hours of 18 September 1961 when his aircraft crashed into the bushes near Ndola, Northern Rhodesia. The video shows scenes from his working life and meetings with, in turn, the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs; Prime Minister Chou En-lai; Nikita Khrushchev; Abdul Munim Rifai (in a refugee camp); Laotian Prime Minister Senanaikone; Laotian King Savang; Katanga leader President Tshombe; and Prime Minister Adoula.

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