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Foreign Aid Bill / Senate / United Nations Cuts #213552

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1971
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(Studio) Senator approves non-binding amendment, to foreign aid bill, urging cut of funds for UN.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Bill under fire due to attacks on aid program, anti-war amendments and Senator pique over United Nations vote. Senators Frank Church and John Sherman Cooper's anti-war amendment fails. Senator Mike Mansfield's amendment calling for full United States pullout in 6 mos. survives. House expected to kill it. Restrictions on aid to Greek military junta fails. Repeal of President' authority to use force to defend Formosa (Taiwan) fails. 2 attempts to cut actual United Nations money fails. Senators John L. McClellan and Church call for end to foreign aid.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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