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Carter / Poland / Translation Troubles / Mrs. Carter #250163

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 30, 1977
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(Studio) Details given of translation problems that occurred in Carter's arrival speech at Warsaw airport. Film of speech shown; incorrect translations by State Department interpreter Steven Seymour transcribed on screen. Photo shown.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [State Department spokesperson Tom RESTON - spells Seymour's name, gives background information on interpreter.] Responds to questions on how Seymour was hired and State Department interpreters' staff. Notes President now has different translator.] Reporter notes new translator is Polish citizen.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Mrs. Rosalynn Carter's activities today, include visit with Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, tour of child health center that is memorial to children killed in World War II and meeting with group of Polish Girl Scouts, noted. Film shown. Special broadcast on Carter trip detailed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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