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History: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In General Interest, History on December 10, 2009 at 11:01 pm

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Today is the 51st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nationals on this day in 1948. This feature takes a look at the declaration’s strengths and weaknesses with George Crawford, Administrative Law Judge for the State of California and who also serves on the faculty of the Master’s College.

Click here if you’d like to read the complete text of the declaration.

Click here if you’d like to listen to it being read in its entirety by Eleanor Roosevelt (13:00).

Audio courtesy of the United Nations Audio Archives.

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