President Ford visited the United States team for the Montreal Olympics at their training ground in New York States on Saturday (10 July).
President Ford visited the United States team for the Montreal Olympics at their training ground in New York States on Saturday (10 July). His visit came at a time when there was still uncertainty over the future of the Games because of Canada's refusal to allow Taiwan to compete as the Republic of China.
SYNOPSIS: President Ford told the athletes they had the responsibility to help preserve the cause of peace. John Cochran of NBC News reports...
Meanwhile, two officials from the Taiwanese team arrived in Montreal on Friday night. They were to put their case for participation to the International Olympic Committee. Delegation head, Lawrence Tong talked to newsmen at the airport.
Canadian government officials held talks with the ISO on Saturday. Government spokesman Glen Shortcliffe talked to newsmen after the meeting.