US Navy pilots relax in between missions with a game of cribbage in their quarters at an advance base in the Aleutians Islands in the Northern Pacific, mid-1943.
September 28, 1948: Eleanor Speaks in Favor of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
On this day in 1948, United Nations delegate and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt delivered a speech in Paris entitled, “The Struggle for Human Rights.” Her goal was to create a sense of unity among nations through the common principles of the Declaration, a document that she helped draft and approve. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved by the UN General Assembly that December.
Photo: Eleanor Roosevelt with the English version of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Wikimedia Commons
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