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Olympics boycott and UN vote on Israel

Title
Olympics boycott and UN vote on Israel
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:02:45
Description
Andrew Manderstam reports on a meeting in Washington DC between US President Jimmy Carter and West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt to discuss the threatened boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Also examines a controversial UN vote on the dismantling of a Jewish settlement in the Israeli occupied territories. Includes speeches by Senator Edward Kennedy; Donald McHenry, US ambassador to the United Nations.
Contributors
Andrew Manderstam; Donald McHenry; Edward Kennedy
Keywords
Israel; Middle East; Jewish-Arab relations; Foreign affairs; Sports competitions; Afghanistan; USSR; International relations; Military affairs; UN; Athletics; Jews; Jimmy Carter; Olympic games; Presidents; Occupied territories; Meetings; Moscow; Helmut Schmidt; Germany FR; East West relations

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