The World's Great Speeches - International Affairs and the United States Summary & Analysis

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International Affairs and the United States Summary and Analysis

In "An Iron Curtain Has Descended," Winston Churchill begins his address at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, by saying that he is speaking only for himself and is not in any official capacity. He then presents various aspects of the situation between Russia and the rest of the world as he sees it. It is during this speech that Churchill presents the concept of "the iron curtain" and coins the term. He says the biggest challenge facing the world is to find a way to instill a lasting peace with world-wide democracy. He says the way to achieve that is for all English-speaking nations to come together, uniting to create a world-wide sense of security.

In 1947, Oswaldo Aranha, President of the United Nations, presents "A New Order Through the United Nations...

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