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United Nations Decision / Reaction #213506

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1971
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(Studio) For. aid bill before Senator contains 44 of 76 cntrys.' funds that voted against United States on People's Republic of China Congress sentiment is to trim bill and UN support. Secretary of State William P. Rogers on Capitol Hill.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Rogers urges rapid ratification of treaty, giving Okinawa back to Japan, to Senate Foreign Relations Committee [ROGERS - says United Nations must get financial house in order; notes U Thant has said United Nations on verge of bankruptcy.] [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says no friendly sentiment toward United Nations from Senator; feels motion to cut funds will pass.] [ROGERS - says mustn't act like we're retaliating; points out good time for United Nations to face-up to realism re: funds.] Rogers' remarks encourage movement to cut United Nations funds and stir up anti-UN feelings.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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