Document for March 15th:
Appointment of Eleanor Roosevelt as U.S. Representative to the United Nations
Dated March 15, 1946, this is the record of the appointment of Eleanor Roosevelt to the position of United States Representative to the General Assembly of the United Nations. She was appointed by President Truman to the United States Delegation, a position she held until 1953. She was chairman of the Human Rights Commission during the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was adopted by the General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
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