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United Nations / Rogers / China / Middle E. #13121

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers asks United Nations to accept People's Republic of China, but not expel Taiwan; rejects Soviet proposal for world disarmament talks; calls on East Germany to line up to big power in Berlin, Germany.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) [ROGERS - calls for dual Chinese representative at UN.] United States in position of asking United Nations not do to Taiwan what United States has done to People's Republic of China; for years Rogers recognized Peking's claim of Taiwan being internal issue. [ROGERS - talks of ideas with regard to both sides in Middle East] Puts American's 6 points plan on record, interim agreement; 1st step, extend ceasefire, partial pullouts, reopen Suez Canal, some crossings of canal and agreement guaranteed.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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