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Panama Canal Treaty / Debates #256754

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1978
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(Studio) Senator debate on Canal treaty noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Attendance of Senator on Canal treaty debate noted. Senator Robert Byrd comments on canal diplomacy stated. Senator Paul Laxalt charges United States with giving in to threats of violence. Senator Robert Byrd responds to Laxalt. [BYRD - United States not running from military responsibilities.] Heated exchange between Byrd and Laxalt noted. Some Senators follow debates from radio reports Byrd detailing of need for Carter's involvement reported.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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