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Vietnam / United Nations Membership / United States Veto #247932

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 13, 1976
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(Studio) White House announces United States will veto Vietnam's application for mbrship. in UN because of lack of cooperation in locating MIA's.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President meets with United Nations ambassador William Scranton to order veto. Scranton says no pols. involved, only negotiations currently in progress with Vietnam, where Vietnam dragging feet on information with regard to MIA's. [SCRANTON - says as long as Vietnam conts. in this way, it is felt they haven't humanitarianism UN demands.] Vietnam spokesperson at United States embassy says veto order is political, but United States State Department says will back Scranton and will insist on full accting. of MIA's before Vietnam found eligible for United Nations mbrship.
REPORTER: George Herman

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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