GENERAL VIEW OF SECRETARIAT BUILDING AND DAG HAMMARSKJOLD LIBRARY - United Nations Headquarters, United Nations Plaza, New York, New York County, NY Digital ID: (None) hhh ny0948.photos.118930p http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.ny0948/photos.118930p Reproduction Number: HABS NY,31-NEYO,151--1 Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
On this day, December 11th, 1964, Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. During his controversial visit, Guevara had two attempts on his life, a woman with a knife; the other from two men who fired at the U.N. building. After the incident, Guevara has been quoted as saying, "It is better to be killed by a woman with a knife than a man with a gun".
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