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Vietnam / United Nations Membership Application / United States Veto #489961

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 13, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford says United States will veto Vietnam application for mbrship. in UN; Vietnam says there has been exchange of diplomatic notes and that United States action is election year pols. Vietnam has linked information on American MIA's to American money for reconstruction.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) After meeting with President United Nations ambassador William Scranton says President ordered veto because of Vietnam decision to withhold information with regard to American MIA's. [SCRANTON - says there's been no indication of Vietnam giving out more information on MIA's and this is condition precedent to admission. Says pols. has no bearing on issue.] State Department says United States ability to withhold United Nations mbrship. from Vietnam is only way United States can fight to get information with regard to MIA's.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

Berger, Marilyn;
Chancellor, John

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