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United Nations Decision / Reaction #13054

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1971
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(Studio) Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler quotes President as dismayed at anti-American protests on United Nations floor. Nixon quoted as saying vote could impair US support for United Nations and foreign aid. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew says United Nations had become propaganda sounding board for the left. Congress reaction reported.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Rogers testifies before For. Relations Committee over Okinawa. Some Congmen. feel fund cuts will make Americans look like poor losers. [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says no friendly sentiment to United Nations in Senate; thinks move to cut funds would pass Senator; speaks of poor small cntrys. that consistently vote against US.] [ROGERS - says don't feel foreign mins. believed views (expounded by Scott).] [SCOTT - says prepared to vote against UN.] [ROGERS - says doesn't want to sound like since United States pays more, United Nations should do what we want; will make it clear to United Nations that more realism expected.] Effort will be made to reduce United Nations funds.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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