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United Nations / Annan #372101

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 02, 1997
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(New York: Anthony Mason) United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan's first day on the job featured; scenes shown. [In interview, ANNAN - talks about himself, the United Nations and getting America to pay its dues.] [November 1996, US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says the United States casts a vote against UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.] [On "Meet the Press", House Speaker Newt GINGRICH; presidential candidate Robert DOLE - excoriate the UN.] The financial crisis at the United Nations caused by the United States Congress' refusal to pay over a billion dollars the United States owes outlined. Annan's long career with the United Nations reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Mason, Anthony;
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:10

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