Dumbarton Oaks Conference


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Dumbarton Oaks Conference:

see United NationsUnited Nations
(UN), international organization established immediately after World War II. It replaced the League of Nations. In 1945, when the UN was founded, there were 51 members; 193 nations are now members of the organization (see table entitled United Nations Members).
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By the time the Dumbarton Oaks Conference began, Pasvolsky had thought about and studied the idea of an organization like the United Nations at great depth.
The revered UN Charter, recall, was drafted at the 1944 Dumbarton Oaks conference under the direction of one of our nation's most infamous traitors: Alger Hiss.
There began a series of scoops, like Reston's sensational publication in 1945 of the secret founding documents of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference, which established the United Nations.