CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 13, 1977
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee makes public report with regard to human rights violations of United States allies; due to report Brazil has already canceled security treaty with United States and joins Paraguay and Argentina in saying it wants no more military aid from US.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(DC) Congress passed law last year over objections of Ford administration that President can cut off military aid to any nation which violates citizens' human rights. Report cites many United States arms and ammo recipients that commit such violations. Cases of Philippines and South Korea cited as exs. Carter must make tough decisions now; Secretary of State Vance has said Philippines and South Korea to continue recing. aid. Charges of hypocrisy in aid setup now being made. USSR says, through "Pravda" editorial today, that Carter stand endangers detente.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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