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Carter / News Conference #251339

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 09, 1977
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(Studio) In news conference President Carter talks of troops in Korea, travel to Cuba, Mid. East peace and unemployment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter announces youth jobs program as part of economy package and lifting of travel restrictions to Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam and Cambodia. President says Mid. East peace may require Israel to give up land occupied in 1967 war, but qualifies statement. [CARTER - legal Israeli borders and defense lines may not be same; explains. Notes outposts established in Sinai by Egypt-Israel agreement.] Carter speaks of human rights; will have no part of remarks Tuesday by United States diplomat, who apologized to international conference re: US involvement in coup of Chile's Marxist government in 1973. [CARTER - says remarks were inappropriate, and were views of delegate, not government] Is asked with regard to withdrawal of troops from South Korea. [CARTER - says will be done, but over period of time with consultation with South Korea and Japan.] Mid. East peace remarks are topic of most interest in DC.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Probable reaction of Israelis to Carter remarks and State Department reaction, considering Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Rabin has just left and Arab leaders haven't come, noted. Carter plan with regard to land occupied by Israeli 1967 war explained.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Schieffer, Bob

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