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Kofi Annan’s long legacy as an arbiter for reform at the UN

Clip: 08/18/2018 | 5m 51s

Kofi Annan, the first black secretary-general of the United Nations and 2001 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, died Saturday at the age of 80. Annan served two terms as head of the U.N., where he established a reputation as a promoter of peace and human rights. Helene Gayle, CEO of The Chicago Community Trust who worked with Annan on global AIDS issues, joins Hari Sreenivasan with more on his legacy.

Aired: 08/18/18

Rating: NR

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