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Germany / Brandt #461506

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 20, 1972
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(Studio) West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's Social Democratic party and coalition Free Democratic party win 54% vote in stunning victory Sum. 91% voters went to polls. (In United States election, 55% voted.)
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Bonn, West Germany) Brandt's victory reaffirmation of policy of ostpolitik (reconciliation with East Germany). [BRANDT - says will go from bilateral talks with East to multilateral aspects in Helsinki, Finland, and other places. Plans to meet with President Nixon in future.] Brandt as popular as late Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Possibly because of Brandt's policies, Finland recognizes E. and West Germany applies for membership in UNESCO. Britain, France, and United States may recognize East Germany next year Both Germanys may be in United Nations by 1973.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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