Photos from: U Thant: Divinity’s Smile and Humanity’s Cry – Programme 21 Jan 1977

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A programme of music and speech in tribute to the late Secretary-General U Thant took place 21 January in the ECOSOC Chamber, the day before what would have been his 68th birthday.

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U Thant’s daughter, Mrs. Aye Aye Myint-U, and her family were present as Ambassador Rossides of Cyprus, Ambassador Vinci of Italy and Director and Deputy Under-Secretary-General for Inter Agency Affairs Dr. Robert Muller spoke movingly about the ex-Secretary- General . Sri Chinmoy,  leader of the Meditation Group, presented Dr. and Mrs. Myint-U with copies of his newly published book, U Thant : Divinity’s Smile and Humanity’s Cry, which contains comments and essays about U Thant by United Nations and other international figures.