Kennedy Designates Klutznick As U.S. Delegate to U. N. Assembly
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Kennedy Designates Klutznick As U.S. Delegate to U. N. Assembly

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President Kennedy today designated Philip M. Klutznick, American Jewish leader and United States Representative in the United Nations Economic and Social Council, to serve, in addition to his duties on the Council, as a member of the U.S. delegation to the 15th session of the UN General Assembly which opens next month.

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt was also named to the five-member delegation. The five names were sent to Congress today by the White House. The other three are Ambassador Adlai Stevenson; Charles W. Yost, Deputy U.S. Representative in the UN Security Council, and Francis T. P. Plimpton, Deputy U.S. Representative to the United Nations.

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