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    American Assistant Secretary of State, G. Mennen Williams held a press conference in Leopoldville, Congo,?

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    Background: American Assistant Secretary of State, G. Mennen Williams held a press conference in Leopoldville, Congo, Mar 2, he was convinced the U.N. was the only hope of salvation of the Congo.

    Nearing the end of his visit to Leopoldville during which he saw President Kasavubu and U.N. Congo Operations Chief, Razeshwar Dayal, Mr. Williams added the policy of the U.S. was to support and strengthen the U.N. in every possible way. Asked if he thought there was any danger of the Congo going Communist, he said: "I think it's more a problem of Communism coming to the Congo."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7STUIFEBNZ1BBV4PXMCRWH8U1
    Media URN:
    VLVA7STUIFEBNZ1BBV4PXMCRWH8U1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1961
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    Unknown
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    MP4
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    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
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