Archive for December 12th, 2008

Friday, December 12, 2008

Just to Make Sure…

… that the year of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights won’t pass without this collectible…

Radio Canada International QSL, 1988

Radio Canada International QSL, 1988

… appearing on this blog, here it is. Radio Canada International (RCI), like many other local and international radio stations, confirmed reports on its shortwave broadcasts with QSL cards, and this one came from Montreal in 1988.

Professor John Peters Humphrey, a Canadian, prepared the first preliminary draft of what was to become the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On the night of December 10, 1948, the General Assembly unanimously adopted the Declaration, dubbed by Eleanor Roosevelt as “the international Magna Carta of all mankind”.

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