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Lester Pearson speaks to the U.N. about the truce in Korea

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On the eve of the expected truce in the Korean conflict, Canada's external affairs minister and president of the U.N. General Assembly Lester Pearson announces that although the truce is the first step toward peace, the assembly must re-convene in August to discuss further action.

Broadcast Medium: Radio
Program: CBC Radio News Special
Broadcast Date: July 26, 1953
Speaker: Lester B. Pearson
Duration: 3:59
Photo Credit: Library and Archives Canada/C18932

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