Search the Archive

United Nations / Secretary General / Boutros-Ghali #404397

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1996
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(UN: Richard Roth) The dramatic process at the United Nations over a successor for Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, whose second term is opposed by the US, which wants a more reform-minded leader, examined. [US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT, Sierra Leone ambassador to the United Nations James JONAH, British ambassador to United Nations Sir John WESTON, Egyptian ambassador to UN Nabil El-ARABY, United Nations spokesman Sylvana FOA - comment on other African candidates and on the support for Boutros-Ghali.] The behind-the-scenes power struggle between the United States and France, which is backing Boutros-Ghali or another French-speaking African candidate, outlined. The problems the US has with Boutros-Ghali reviewed.

Roth, Richard;
Shaw, Bernard

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.