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A CBC newscast reports that René Cassin, a member of the UN Commission on Human Rights, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. John Peters Humphrey's critical role is overlooked for decades...
John Peters Humphrey describes what has yet to be done to make human rights a reality for everyone, everywhere.
John Peters Humphrey is outraged when his own government initially abstains from voting for the Declaration. A few days later, in a final vote, Canada reversed its abstention and voted...
The UDHR was an unprecedented document and a landmark statement of human ideals. John Peters Humphrey explains what was at stake.
Members of the UN debated every article of the Declaration, arguing from different philosophical and political perspectives. John Peters Humphrey discusses the changes that were made...
John Peters Humphrey remembers the first lively meeting of the UN Human Rights Commission in Eleanor Roosevelt's apartment, and why he was chosen to write the first draft of the Declaration...
Looking back on his childhood, John Peters Humphrey speaks about his early challenges and overcoming a physical handicap.
Nelson Mandela honors John Peters Humphrey and enjoins us to continue his work for a more just and peaceful world.