Bess Truman Speeches & Audio

Reaction to North Korean Surprise Attack

(3) tv-14

Reaction to North Korean Surprise Attack

(3 min) tv-14

On July 10, 1950, at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, Ambassador Warren R. Austin reports on North Korea's refusal to retreat from its armed invasion of the Republic of Korea. By the end of the session, the U.N. officially supported sending U.S. forces into Korea.