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UNESCO #528222

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 26, 1983
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(Studio) Negotiations reported in progress to prevent United States from withdrawing from UNESCO, based in France.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) President Reagan thought supporting formal United States pullout from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) next yr.; apparent political basis of decision examined. Secretary of State George Shultz's assessment of organization's partisanship quoted, outlined on screen. UNESCO's budget and goals explained. [US UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) commission spokesperson Dr. James HOLDERMAN - opposes United States withdrawal; explains.] [Former United States delegate to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) Elie ABEL - agrees.] Allied concern over United States withdrawal mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Palmer, John

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