This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on International Organization from April to June 1945. Although the war was still not won, delegates from 50 Allied nations gathered in San Francisco to create the UN Charter. They sought to create a postwar international system that avoided the mistakes after World War… MORE
Heidi Tworek is a lecturer on History at Harvard University. She is also the project manager for the United Nations History Project website (www.unhistoryproject.org).