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Canada breaks UN deadlock on disarmament

Canada has enjoyed a reputation for diplomacy ever since Lester B. Pearson came up with a novel solution – peacekeepers – for the Suez Crisis in 1956. We've also been recognized for our involvement in human rights issues, nuclear disarmament, and the International Criminal Court. But have our efforts made for a more peaceful world, or is the image of the "good diplomat" a convenient holdover from the days when Canada actually made a difference?

An interview with Paul Martin Sr., Canada's voice at the United Nations.

Medium: Television
Program: Tabloid
Broadcast Date: Nov. 2, 1954
Guests: Paul Martin Sr.
Interviewer: Percy Saltzman
Duration: 6:26

Last updated: July 18, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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