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On Duty: A Canadian st the Making of the United Nations, 1945-1946
On Duty: A Canadian st the Making of the United Nations, 1945-1946
By Escott Reid
Kent State University Press, 1983, 181 pp

Escott Reid, then a young Canadian diplomat soon to become prominent, was an active participant at the San Francisco conference on the United Nations and at the first meetings of the new organization. These detailed letters to his wife are important for what they tell us about the early U.N., Canadian policy, and the man himself.