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National Press Club Luncheon Speakers

Audrey Hepburn, April 7, 1989

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Audrey Hepburn, April 7, 1989. Photo by Stan Jennings. National Press Club Archives

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon a few days before journeying to Sudan, where she publicized the organization’s attempt to distribute food, medicine, and supplies to more than two million people in the southern portion of that war-torn country before the rainy season made conditions impossible for relief efforts to operate.... More [PDF; 184 KB]

Timings (hh:mm:ss)

Introduction: 00:00-04:30
Speech: 04:31-30:02
Q & A: 30:03-54:59

Topics of the Talk

  • Worldwide Economic Need to Address Basic Human Needs Worldwide: 06:31-07:22
  • Hepburn’s Role in UNICEF: 07:23-08:23
  • Worldwide Example of Childhood Poverty and Disease: 08:24-09:42
  • Audrey Hepburn as Recipient of UNICEF Aid: 09:43-10:41
  • Role of Industrial Nations in Developing World Poverty: 11:20-12:39
  • World Economic Impact on Children: 12:47-15:02
  • UNICEF’s Historic Role and War on Poverty: 17:50-21:05
  • Slowing the Annual Increase in Global Population: 21:49-23:26
  • Lost Boys of Sudan: 24:25-25:04
  • UNICEF Support in Sudan: 30:03-34:04
  • UNICEF Fundraising and Budget: 35:45-36:55
  • UNICEF’s Role in the Global Effort against AIDS: 38:08-39:08
  • Third World Countries’ Pregnancy and Birth Rates: 39:14-40:51
  • UNICEF’s Distribution of Assistance to Children: 42:36-43:20
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