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China, P.R. / Nixon / United Nations Decision #213504

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon to visit People's Republic of China, early next year Adviser Dr. Henry A. Kissinger says agreement reached on technical matters; calls it painful coincidence that he was in People's Republic of China, when United Nations decision reached.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler relates bitter Nixon message indicating cntrys. that acted with glee at decision won't be getting as much US help in future. President threats implied. Film shows United Nations Monday night and demonstration Nixon found irritating. Some say criticism same as type Nixon levelled at Senator for refusing Haynsworth-Carswell nominations.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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