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PLO GAINS A T DENMARK WOMEN'S MEE TING4
U.S. loses at U.N. conference
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP)-The United program of action and the passage of scores of The conference voted Wednesday evening to in-
Nations Mid-Decade Conference on Women ended resolutions aimed at improving the lot of women who cdude Zionism in the anti-racism paragraph by a
yesterday in a defest for the United States and some suffer poverty, race discrinination, illiteracy, and count of 69-24 with 25 abstentions. The Common
o its allies and a victory for the Palestine Liberation statelessness. Market and Nordic nations, Portugal, and New
r ganization. Delegations from the four nations that voted "no" Zealandwere among those voting against this.
But even the disappointed U.S. delegation said the on the program were opposed to two points-one U.S. CHIEF DELEGA TE Sarah Weddington con-
m eeting had made valuable contributions to the calling for the elimination of Zionism and equating it demned what she called the "intemperate and
cause of women's rights, with racism, and another stating that funds for abhorrent attacks against Israel" throughout the
Inclusion of anti-Israel language in the final Palestinian women should be allbcated "in con- conference. Discussion on equality for women "was
resolution caused the United States, Israel, Canada, sultation and cooperation" with the PLO as the pushed aside and became a victim of those who chose
ad AustraliaF to reject the five-year plan whose representative of the Palestinian people. instead to focus on the political polemics of the Mid-
stated aim was to reverse the worsening plight of BOTH THE United States and Israel have opposed die East situation," she said
women. recognition of the PLO because of the Palestinian But Weddington did say the conference made
THE COMMON MARKE T nations, Austria and the organization's avowed intention to destroy the state valuable contributions to the cause of women's
No rdic countries abetained as the conference ended of Israel. Zionism is the crestion and support of a rights. And U.S. delegate Mary King said: "So many
in the pre-dawnohours. Jewish state. of the countries that voted for the action program
Eighteen days of meetings, most of them strained The program was approved 94-4, with 35 countries normally have been refusing women's participation
by political wrangling, resulted in a 218-point world abeeiit in political life..
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today and begin editing videotape next
will air sometime this fall.
"The vehicle for distribution is not
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All four said they learned a grest
whenyouare dofacesolierdeal about beth energy conservation
and television production in making the
show. "I have 20-20 hindsight now,"
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