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United Nations Decision / Votes #454479

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) United States wanted China vote to be considered important question; would have required 2/3 vote for changes. United States lost that vote, 59-55.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Vote shown in UN; applause and cheering at end. [Ntlist. China Chow SHU-KAI - says Taiwan will take no further point in General Assembly proceedings; to issue another statement later.] Taiwan group leaves to applause. Vote shown on Albanian resolution to seat People's Republic of China, and oust China; applause and cheering at end of vote. [Ambassador George BUSH - says surprised by vote; expected to win; cites some commitments not kept.] Empty flagpole shown. United Nations Secretary General U Thant cabled Peking Security Council mtg. will be held to give seat to Communists
REPORTER: Pauline Frederick

Chancellor, John;
Frederick, Pauline

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