The Oscar-winning actor helped the UN amplify the want for clear water in a South American village in a novel podcast (even earlier than they have been known as podcasts) nearly 70 years in the past.
The Hollywood legend memorably narrated The Well of Happiness in 1956, following a UN-led mission in the South American nation lengthy earlier than the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development name for clear water and sanitation for all.
The star of On the Waterfront and Apocalypse Now was a part of a rising variety of celebrities to assist the UN spotlight wants throughout the world.
Listen to UN News’ Podcast Classics episode that includes Mr. Brando right here, a part of the UN News #ThrowbackThursday collection showcasing pivotal moments throughout the UN’s previous. From the notorious and nearly-forgotten to world leaders and international superstars, keep tuned for a style of the UN Audiovisual Library’s 49,400 hours of video recordings and 18,000 hours of audio chronicling.
Visit our Podcast Classics collection right here and UN Video’s Stories from the UN Archive playlist right here. Join us subsequent Thursday for one other dive into historical past.