• Short Summary

    U THANT, ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS. RETURNED ON WEDNESDAY FROM HIS VISIT TO?

  • Description

    1.
    SV. U THANT ARRIVES.
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    2.
    SCU. U THANT SOF
    0.46

    3.
    SV. REPORTER TALKING
    0.52

    4.
    SV. KUZNETSOV WALKING.
    0.56


    "THEN THE UNITED NATIONS SHOULD CONTINUE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE PROBLEM. DURING MY STAY IN HAVANA, I WAS RELIABLY INFORMED THAT THE DISMANTLING OF THE MISSILES AND THEIR INSTALLATION WAS ALREADY IN PROGRESS, AND THAT THIS PROCESS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY FRIDAY".




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    Background: U THANT, ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS. RETURNED ON WEDNESDAY FROM HIS VISIT TO CUBA. HE HAD FAILED TO SECURE UN SUPERVISION OF SOVIET MISSILE BASES BEING DISMANTLED ON THE ISLAND. U THANT WAS INTERVIEWED ON THE NEXT MOVE IN THE CRISIS.

    A UN SPOKESMAN SAID THAT NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN U THANT AND CUBAN REPRESENTATIVES WOULD CONTINUE AT UN HEADQUARTERS. U THANT, ON HIS RETURN, SAW MR. STEVENSON, THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO THE UN. HE THEN SAW MR. KUZNETSOV, THE SOVIET DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER. MR. KUZNETSOV IS MR. KHRUSHCHEV'S SPECIAL ENVOY TO THE UN IN THE CUBA CRISIS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7934H3CWIZCT3KM2OYYE1FJ13
    Media URN:
    VLVA7934H3CWIZCT3KM2OYYE1FJ13
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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