|I realize that the other delegates speak from different points of view and I understand why to them this seems different from what it does to me.|
I cannot remember a political or a religious refugee being sent out of my country since the Civil War. At that time I do remember that one of my own relatives, because he came to this country and built a ship that ran contraband to the South, was not included in the amnesty. But since then this has not been a question that has entered into my thinking. >>more...>>
Title: Human Rights and Human Freedom: An American View
Author: Roosevelt, Eleanor
Date: March 24, 1946
- Human Rights
Notes: Originally published in The New York Times Magazine, March 24, 1946, p. 21. From a debate between Eleanor Roosevelt and Soviet delegate Andrei Y. Vishinsky, at the UNO General Assembly.