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Middle E. Crisis / United Nations Resolution / US, USSR #23456

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 1973
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(Studio) President meets with National Security Council; postpones news conference scheduled for tonight; places American armed forces on world-wide alert after Middle E. crisis intensifies. Later in afternoon crisis situation cools.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) USSR wanted United States and Sovs. to move into Mid. E. to enforce cease-fire; US refuses; USSR backs down. New United Nations resolution calls for enforcement from cntrys. other than superpowers. [Soviet ambassador to United Nations Yakov MALIK - states USSR to vote for new resolution to help end tension.] United States ambassador John Scali reports United States to help carry contingency troops from other cntrys. to Mid. E.
REPORTER: John McVane

(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Waldheim announces Austrian, Swedish and Finnish troops to be sent directly to Middle E. to enforce cease-fire.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
McVane, John;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:30

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