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United Nations Decision / Reaction #213486

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey calls vote 1 of US' greatest diplomatic defeats. California Governor Ronald West Reagan disgusted; calls United Nations morally bankrupt and ridiculous debating society. Adviser Henry A. Kissinger arrives day late from Peking, China. Secretary of State William P. Rogers holds news conference
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Rogers thought United States would win by 2 votes until Monday [ROGERS - says US recognizes will of major; hopes United Nations won't be weakened by action. believes in its aims; notes no fund cut for retaliation purposes; points out UN may be spending too much money; says United States gave 33% of United Nations funds; may be US carrying too great share of burden.] Congress reaction reported [Senator James BUCKLEY - says 2/3 of United States gifts to United Nations and United Nations activities voluntary.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - says cntrys. that United States has kept since World War II voted against us. World recognizes United States no longer number 1 and they're dummying up to USSR or People's Republic of China] [Senator Frank CHURCH - says United States can't win all the time.] Kissinger arrives from Peking, China. Admin. will seek better Chinese-American relations
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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