History Stories
CATEGORY: United Nations
The Surprising Trump–Truman Connection at the United Nations
September 22, 2017

Trump, who has been inconsistent in his stance on the U.N., praised a historic example of American cooperation with its allies. Read More

A Port Where a Million Slaves Were Trafficked Is Now a World Heritage Site
July 11, 2017

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10 Memorable Moments in United Nations History
October 23, 2015

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, take a look back at some of the most memorable moments in its history. Read More

Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit
September 18, 2015

During a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy. Read More

The United Nations Headquarters That Never Was
October 24, 2013

On United Nations Day, take a look back at a proposal to build a massive U.N. headquarters in the remote Black Hills of South Dakota. Read More