The United Nations: Then & Now with John Rothmann

Harold E. Stassen, Mutual Security director, accuses Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.), and the Senate Investigations subcommittee of “undermining” the work of executive agencies seeking to cut off trade between the west and iron curtain areas. Stassen appeared as a witness before McCarthy’s subcommittee in Washington on March 30, 1953. Stassen’s assistant Kenneth Hanson, left. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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This week on John Rothmann’s KGO in 8:10 podcast, he discusses the founding of the United Nations and the importance of Harold E. Stassen.

“Despite its failings, the United Nations remains the one place where people can sit and talk and try to resolve differences.” Said John Rothmann, listen to his unique stories below.

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