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United Nations Decision / Taiwan / China, P.R. #213485

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) People's Republic of China, calls United Nations decision victory for whole world. Unconfirmed report that Chou En-lai may be among those going to UN. Vote and United Nations reaction reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) China leaves before vote taken to oust and replace them with China, P.R. Voting and United Nations reaction shown. Vote, 76-35, with 17 abstentions. Feeling is power coming back to United Nations and American drive for Taiwan may provoke UN backlash in American public opinion. [Secretary General U THANT - appeals to mbrs. against bitterness and abides by general assembly decision; believes China, P.R.'s, mbrship. attests to international situation improvement and will lead to betterment of UN.] Guess is People's Republic of China, may be conventional and restrained. Little profit in destroying United Nations and ruining US-People's Republic of China, relations
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Reporter(s):
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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