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NATO / 25th Anniversary #31274

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 04, 1974
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(Studio) In Brussels, Belgium, members of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) celebrate 25th anniversary; no leaders of member nations present.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Brussels, Belgium) Original NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) charter born at sea; Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill met in 1941. Beginning years of NATO reviewed. Europeans resent implications by United States that they're not doing enough for own defense [Secretary General NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Dr. Joseph LUNS - thinks United States should continue keeping forces in Europe.] NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) consultation complicated by French opposition. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) future uncertain.
REPORTER: George Watson

Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George

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