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International Understanding

Answering Bolivia's request for technical aid, U.N. sent a team of experts to Bolivia, whose problems lay in the economic structure and the nature of the land itself. Easily worked mineral deposits are exhausted, timber resources need machinery and roads to enable them to be exploited. Agriculture ... Read more
Deals with the complex problem of man's prejudices. A barren landscape changes to a flowering land, then withers. The question: "Is the future to be bright or dark? Is this to be a world of robot minds?" The future depends on the individual he is asked to re-examine his picture of the other man. ... Read more
A defence of free trade. The hatter and the shoemaker are neighbours. The hatter makes one hat which he intends to sell at a high price; he secures a ban on the importation of hats. The shoemaker believes in mass production, but finds that trade restrictions and tariff barriers prevent him from ... Read more
Throughout history, man has fought an eternal struggle against plague, hunger, and war. Scientists of many nations have joined this fight against disease and hunger. This is the story of the work of the World Health Organisation in assisting the Indian Government to overcome the menace of malaria. ... Read more
The peoples of the world want food, they want technical resources, they want scientific knowledge, but above all they want peace. Through U.N.E.S.C.O., international exchange of literature, art, and scientific knowledge has become possible. Here for the first time an international organization is ... Read more
Designed not only to remind us of some of the peace-making achievements of the first seven years of U.N., but to highlight the attack U.N. is making upon the basic causes underlying dispute and war. ... Read more
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