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Nixon China, P.R., Trip / Announcement Reactions #16294

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 1971
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(Studio) South Korea and Ntlist. China only United States allies to protest Nixon trip announcement.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Ntlist. China ambassador James C.H. SHEN - says got 20 minute notice of announcement from State Secretary Pierce Rogers; doesn't think action kind 1 ally should take toward another without consultation.] Trip may lead to United States diplomatic recognition of People's Republic of China
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) United States to announce revised position on admitting People's Republic of China,to United Nations soon.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) Many believe People's Republic of China, will gain United Nations seat this fall; United States expected to fight to maintain Ntlist. China in UN. [UN Secretary General U THANT - says announcement opens new chapter in international relations]
REPORTER: John MacVane

Koppel, Ted;
MacVane, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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