• Short Summary

    DR RALPH BUNCHE, UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY FOR SPECIAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS, RETURNED TO NEW YORK ON THURSDAY FROM KATANGA WHERE HE HAD INVESTIGATED A BREAKDOWN IN COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN U.

  • Description

    1.
    CU. DR BUNCHE INTERVIEWED "JUST GIVE US ONE......." "....JUST THE SAME."
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    2.
    CU REPORTER WRITING.
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    3.
    CU BUNCHE INTERVIEWED. "DO YOU THINK...." ".....WITH THIS PROBLEM."
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    TRANSCRIPT: QUESTION: "JUST GIVE US ONE DESCRIPTIVE WORD ABOUT THE SITUATION."



    ANSWER: "I THINK IT'S MUCH IMPROVED - AND WHEN I SAY MUCH IMPROVED, I MEAN SINCE THE LAST TIME I WAS THERE, WHICH IS LAST OCTOBER."



    QUESTION: "BY PEACE OR BY FORCE?"



    ANSWER: "I THINK YOU'VE SEEN IT ON THE RECORD THE UN INTENDS TO ESTABLISH FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT FOR OPERATION THROUGHOUT KATANGA, WE HOPE WITHOUT RESORT TO FORCE, WE HOPE PEACEFULLY. SHOULD IT BECOME NECESSARY AS WAS IN THE CASE OF JADOTVILLE, WE WOULD ESTABLISH IT JUST THE SAME."



    QUESTION: "DO YOU THINK UNITY FOR THE CONGO IS IN SIGHT SIR?"



    ANSWER: "NEVER HAVE DOUBTED IT, IN THE 2 1/2 YEARS I'VE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROBLEM."




    Initials DR/V/JH/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: DR RALPH BUNCHE, UNITED NATIONS UNDER-SECRETARY FOR SPECIAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS, RETURNED TO NEW YORK ON THURSDAY FROM KATANGA WHERE HE HAD INVESTIGATED A BREAKDOWN IN COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN U.N.HEADQUARTERS AND THE LOCAL COMMANDERS.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE HE WAS ASKED ABOUT THE SITUATION HE HAD FOUND IN KATANGA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAP57J89PHJDEEG4YNESS1YELH
    Media URN:
    VLVAAP57J89PHJDEEG4YNESS1YELH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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