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United Nations Vote / Zionism / Reaction / New York City / Congress / Kissinger #237615

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1975
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(Studio) United Nations vote equating Zionism with racism draws strong reaction. World Council of Churches appeals for rescInding of vote. General Assembly President Gaston Thorne of Luxembourg warns of evil consequences of vote.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Communist bloc except for Romania voted for resolution. Islamic cntrys. for resolution; Iran apologizes and other cntrys. explain privately. Reporter cites reasons why other ntns. voted for resolution. Portugal only West nation to support it. New major may become less automatic.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(NYC) 35,000 hold rally protesting vote. New York City has more Jews than any other city. President Ford says vote only debases principles on which UN founded.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(DC) Ford tells Israeli parliamentary group the United Nations action unjustified. No plans for United States to withdraw.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Congress talks of curtailing United States activities at UN.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) House and Senator condemn United Nations action. United States contribution of $95 million to UN may be cut. [Representative Wayne HAYS - calls vote prostitution of what United Nations stands for. United Nations will be dissolved or become useless.] [Senator John TOWER - says most Republicans would reassess United States commitment to UN.] [Representative Benj. ROSENTHAL - offended by vote.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - calls vote the Hitler "big lie" in practice.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger reacts to vote.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Andrews AFB, MD) [KISSINGER - deplores action which is result of unthinking bloc voting. Vote racist in its implications. Does no credit to UN.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:04:40

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