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Commentary (United Nations and Vietnam) #1908

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1968
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(Studio) Vice President Humphrey's plan to get United Nations into Vietnam good 1. Everyone tired of US doing too much peacekeeping and United Nations too little. Adlai Stevenson tried to get United Nations involved in 1964 and failed. Americans Arthur Goldberg tried and failed. Speeches implore United Nations to get involved. United States should have gone along with UN vote against bombing of North Vietnam on condition that all who voted for it would send troops to DMZ (demilitarized zone) to protect Americans Americans George Ball scolded U Thant for mentioning possible vote.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

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Smith, Howard K.
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00:01:50

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