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Carter / Canal Treaty / Torrijos / Drug Trafficking / Dole #248930

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1977
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(Studio) Panama leader Torrijos arrives in Washington, DC for meeting with President Carter on Friday, which Carter says may result in clarification of treaty provisions. (Film shown.) Meanwhile, 4 Republican Senators and one Democratic Representative have filed for Supreme Court ruling that House as well as Senator must ratify Canal treaty. Senator Robert Dole chgs. that DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) has information alleging involvement of Torrijos and family in drug trafficking. Dole demands Carter administration turn files over to proper Senator cmtes. Torrijos treats matter as political one, relating to fight over treaty, when questioned by reporters
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:50

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