ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 28, 1971
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(Studio) Senator debates amendment to foreign aid bill.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Adviser Dr. Henry A. Kissinger warns of possible President veto if bill isn't stripped of amendments to curb Vietnam and Cambodia military operations. Senator defeats amendment to cut off funds for all Vietnam operations except withdrawal. Senators, who want to cut United Nations support, defeat plan to repeal 1955 resolution, giving President power to use American forces to protect Taiwan, China, and its island Senator James L. BUCKLEY - says if resolution repealed, could have been interpreted wrongly.] Evidence of White House supporting some United Nations fund cuts.
REPORTER: Bob Clark
(DC) President Nixon approves tries to cut funds and Taipei's efforts to retain mbrship. on specialized United Nations cmtes.; calls Tunisia, Morocco, Cyprus and Ireland diplomatic traitors and cuts their foreign aid. Full American economic aid will be used to keep smaller ntns. in line; next keynote: Taiwan, China, on cmtes.
REPORTER: Bill Gill
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