Elizabeth Edwards Spalding is an associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and co-author of A Brief History of the Cold War.
In 1946 when the prospects for what would become the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) appeared dim, President Harry Truman appointed Eleanor Roosevelt to a UN committee where she could promote universal human rights.
Elizabeth Edwards SpaldingMarch 15, 2021
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