Where can I find statements made by the United States of America during the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly?
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Where can I find statements made by the United States of America during the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly?

74th sess. [2019, 24 Sept.]: A/74/PV.3*: President Donald Trump

73rd sess. [2018, 25 Sept.]: A/73/PV.6*: President Donald Trump

72nd sess. [2017, 19 Sept.]: A/72/PV.3*: President Donald Trump

71st sess. [2016, 20 Sept.]: A/71/PV.8*: President Barack Obama

70th sess. [2015, 28 Sept.]: A/70/PV.13*: President Barack Obama

69th sess. [2014, 24 Sept.]: A/69/PV.6*: President Barack Obama

68th sess. [2013, 24 Sept.]: A/68/PV.5*: President Barack Obama

67th sess. [2012, 25 Sept.]: A/67/PV.6*: President Barack Obama

2012, 24 Sept.: A/67/PV.4: Eric Holder (High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law at the National and International Levels)

66th sess. [2011, 21 Sept.]: A/66/PV.11*: President Barack Obama

65th sess. [2010, 23 Sept.]: A/65/PV.11*: President Barack Obama

2010, 22 Sept.: A/65/PV.9*: President Barack Obama (High-level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals)

64th sess. [2009, 23 Sept.]: A/64/PV.3*: President Barack Obama

63rd sess. [2008, 23 Sept.]: A/63/PV.5*: President George W. Bush

62nd sess. [2007, 25 Sept.]: A/62/PV.4*: President George W. Bush

61st sess. [2006, 19 Sept.]: A/61/PV.10*: President George W. Bush

60th sess. [2005, 16 Sept.]: A/60/PV.9: Condoleezza Rice

2005, 14 Sept.: A/60/PV.2*: President George W. Bush

59th sess. [2004, 21 Sept.]: A/59/PV.3*: President George W. Bush

58th sess. [2003, 23 Sept.]: A/58/PV.7*: President George W. Bush

57th sess. [2002, 12 Sept.]: A/57/PV.2*: President George W. Bush

56th sess. [2001, 10 Nov.]: A/56/PV.44*: President George W. Bush

55th sess. [2000]: A/55/PV.10: Madeleine Korbel Albright 

2000, 7 Sept.: S/PV.4194*: President William J. Clinton

2000, 6 Sept.: A/55/PV.3*: President William J. Clinton (United Nations Millennium Summit)

54th sess. [1999, 21 Sept.]: A/54/PV.6*: President William J. Clinton (A/54/PV.13: Peter Burleigh)

53rd sess. [1998, 21 Sept.]: A/53/PV.7*: President William J. Clinton (A/53/PV.16 and A/53/PV.20: Peter Burleigh)

1998, 8 June: A/S-20/PV.1*: President William J. Clinton

52nd sess. [1997, 22 Sept.]: A/52/PV.5*: President William J. Clinton (A/52/PV.18 and A/52/PV.22: Peter Burleigh)

1997, 26 June: A/S-19/PV.8*: President William J. Clinton

51st sess. [1996, 24 Sept.]: A/51/PV.6*: President William J. Clinton (A/51/PV.17 and A/51/PV.19: Edvard Gnehm)

1995, 22 Oct.: A/50/PV.35*: President William J. Clinton (Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations)

50th sess. [1995]: A/50/PV.4: Warren Christopher (A/50/PV.17: Edvard Gnehm, A/50/PV.21: Madeleine Korbel Albright)

49th sess. [1994, 26 Sept.]: A/49/PV.4*: President William J. Clinton (A/49/PV.23: Madeleine Korbel Albright)

48th sess. [1993, 27 Sept.]: A/48/PV.4*: President William J. Clinton (A/48/PV.15: J. Phillip McLean)

47th sess. [1992, 21 Sept.]: A/47/PV.4*: President George Bush

1992, 31 Jan.: S/PV.3046*: President George Bush

46th sess. [1991, 23 Sept.]: A/46/PV.4*: President George Bush

45th sess. [1990, 1 Oct.]: A/45/PV.14*: President George Bush (A/45/PV.11: A.F. Watson, A/45/PV.23: Thomas Reeve Pickering)

1990, 25 Apr.: A/S-18/PV.5: Thomas Reeve Pickering

1990, 20 Feb.: A/S.17/PV.2:  J. Baker

44th sess. [1989, 25 Sept.]: A/44/PV.4*: President George Bush (A/44/PV.9: Thomas Reeve Pickering)

43rd sess. [1988, 26 Sept.]: A/43/PV.4*: President Ronald Reagan (A/43/PV.11: Mr. Rondon, A/43/PV.17: Mr. Okun)

42nd sess. [1987, 21 Sept.]: A/42/PV.4*: President Ronald Reagan (A/42/PV.7 and A/42/PV.21: Mrs. Bailey, A/42/PV.19: Mr. Siljander)

41st sess. [1986, 22 Sept.]: A/41/PV.4*: President Ronald Reagan (A/41/PV.7: Mr. Reed, A/41/PV.13 and A/41/PV.21: Mrs. Taylor, A/41/PV.31: Mr. Walters, A/41/PV.32: Mr. Okun)

1985, 24 Oct.: A/40/PV.48*: President Ronald Reagan (Commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the United Nations)

40th sess. [1985]: A/40/PV.4: George Pratt Shultz (A/40/PV.5: Mr. Walters)

39th sess. [1984, 24 Sept.]: A/39/PV.4*: President Ronald Reagan

38th sess. [1983, 26 Sept.]: A/38/PV.5*: President Ronald Reagan (A/38/PV.24: Mr. Loeb, A/38/PV.30: Mr. Dombalis, A/38/PV.32: Mrs. Meyerhoff, A/38/PV.33: Mr. Pritchard)

1982, 17 June: A/S-12/PV.16*: President Ronald Reagan

37th sess. [1982]: A/37/PV.11: George Pratt Schultz (A/37/PV.22: J. Bennett Johnston, A/37/PV.24 and A/37/PV.34: Kenneth L. Adelman, A/37/PV.26: Hernan Padilla)

36th sess. [1981]: A/36/PV.5: Alexander Haig (A/36/PV.14A/36/PV.31 and A/36/PV.33: Kenneth L. Adelman, A/36/PV.24: Jeane Kirkpatrick)

35th sess. [1980]: A/35/PV.4: Edmund Muskie

34th sess. [1979]: A/34/PV.5: Cyrus Roberts Vance

33rd sess. [1978]: A/33/PV.14: Cyrus Roberts Vance

32nd sess. [1977, 4 Oct.]: A/32/PV.18*: President Jimmy Carter

31st sess. [1976]: A/31/PV.11: Henry Kissinger (A/31/PV.14: Ersa Poston, A/31/PV.24: W. Tapley Bennett, A/31/PV.32: William Scranton)

30th sess. [1975]: A/PV.2355: Henry Kissinger (A/PV.2376: Clarence Mitchell, A/PV.2380: Carme  Maymi)

29th sess. [1974]: A/PV.2238: Henry Kissinger

1974, 18 Sept.: A/PV.2234*: President Gerald R. Ford

28th sess. [1973]: A/PV.2124: Henry Kissinger (A/PV.2148: John Scali)

27th sess. [1972]: A/PV.2038: William Rogers (A/PV.2063: Julia Rivera de Vincenti)

26th sess. [1971]: A/PV.1950: William Rogers

1970, 23 Oct.: A/PV.1882*: President Richard M. Nixon (Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations)

25th sess. [1970]: A/PV.1854: Charles Woodruff Yost

24th sess. [1969, 18 Sept.]: A/PV.1755*: President Richard M. Nixon

23rd sess. [1968]: A/PV.1677: Dean Rusk

1968, 12 June: A/PV.1672*: President Lyndon B. Johnson

22nd sess. [1967]: A/PV.1562: Arthur Goldberg (A/PV.1563 and A/PV.1573: Arthur Goldberg, A/PV.1582: Herbert O'Conor, A/PV.1591: L.H. Fountain)

21st sess. [1966]: A/PV.1412: Arthur Goldberg (A/PV.1413A/PV.1420A/PV.1447: Arthur Goldberg, A/PV.1443: James Nabrit)

20th sess. [1965]: A/PV.1334: Arthur Goldberg (A/PV.1346A/PV.1352 and A/PV.1364: Arthur Goldberg)

1965, 25 June: Lyndon B. Johnson [meeting held in San Francisco commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations; text printed in the Monthly Chronicle UN Library NY call number: UNST/OPI(05)/C3, vol. 2, no. 7, July 1965]

19th sess. [1964-1965]: A/PV.1323: Adlai Ewing Stevenson (A/PV.1300: Adlai Ewing Stevenson, A/PV.1319: Charles Woodruff Yost)

1963, 17 Dec.: A/PV.1284*: President Lyndon B. Johnson

18th sess. [1963, 20 Sept.]: A/PV.1209*: President John F. Kennedy (A/PV.1231: Adlai Ewing Stevenson)

17th sess. [1962]: A/PV.1125: Adlai Ewing Stevenson (A/PV.1127: Adlai Ewing Stevenson)

16th sess. [1961, 25 Sept.]: A/PV.1013*: President John F. Kennedy (A/PV.1032: Adlai Ewing Stevenson)

15th sess. [1960, 22 Sept.]: A/PV.868*: President Dwight D. Eisenhower (A/PV. 870 and A/PV.874: Wadsworth, James)

14th sess. [1959]: A/PV.797: Christian Herter (A/PV.823: Henry Cabot Lodge)

13th sess. [1958]: A/PV.749: John Foster Dulles (A/PV.768: Henry Cabot Lodge)

1958, 13 Aug.: A/PV.733*: President Dwight D. Eisenhower

12th sess. [1957]: A/PV.680: John Foster Dulles

11th sess. [1956]: A/PV.581: Herbert Hoover (A/PV.589: Henry Cabot Lodge)

10th sess. [1955]: A/PV.518: John Foster Dulles

1955, 20 June: Dwight D. Eisenhower [meeting held in San Francisco commemorating the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations; text included in press release series SF/- (1955)]

9th sess. [1954]: A/PV.475: John Foster Dulles

1953, 8 Dec.: A/PV.470*: President Dwight D. Eisenhower

8th sess. [1953]: A/PV.434: John Foster Dulles

1952, 24 Nov.: Dwight D. Eisenhower [visit only; see: United Nations Bulletin <UN Library NY call number: UNST/DPI(05)/U5>, vol. 13 (July-Dec. 1952), no. 11, p. 512]

7th sess. [1952]: A/PV.380: Dean Gooderham Acheson

6th sess. [1951]: A/PV.335: Dean Gooderham Acheson

1950, 24 Oct.: A/PV.295*: President Harry S. Truman

5th sess. [1950]: A/PV.279: Dean Gooderham Acheson

1949, 24 Oct.: A/PV.237*: President Harry S. Truman

4th sess. [1949]: A/PV.222: Dean Gooderham Acheson

3rd sess. [1948]: A/PV.139: George Marshall

2nd sess. [1947]: A/PV.82: George Marshall

1st sess. [1946]: A/PV.44: Warren Austin

1946, 23 Oct.: A/PV.34*: President Harry S. Truman

Note: An asterisk [*] indicates a statement made by a Head of State or Government or a dignitary. Symbols in parentheses indicates right of reply. Symbols where no session information is given indicates that the statement was delivered during a High Level Meeting.


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