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United Nations Resolution / World Reaction #34832

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 15, 1975
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(Studio) 20 Congmen. warn United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim of possible American sanctions against United Nations due to United Nations vote that "Zionism is racism." On Israeli-occupied West bank of Jordan, high school students demonstrate against resolution. Report on world reaction.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Paris, France) West Europe shocked by vote; France condemns vote. Neutral Sweden says vote probably means trouble for UN. Most Common Mkt. cntrys. against vote. Vatican spokesperson says vote not in spirit of detente. Reprisal threats won't be carried out.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Hong Kong) Many Asian ntns. silent over United Nations vote; could be embarrassed. Hong Kong and Bangkok newspapers criticize UN. They mourn lack of courage of abstainers and fear anti-Semitism.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

(Nairobi, Kenya) 4 African ntns. against resolution; 11 abstained. Perhaps if ballot secret, fewer African votes would have been for resolution.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Reporter(s):
Bennett, Jim;
Brannigan, Bill;
Cioffi, Lou;
Koppel, Ted
Duration:
00:03:20

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