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Panama Canal Treaties #257011

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1978
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(Studio) Deadline of April 26 said set for ratification vote on 2nd treaty. Action of treaty foes to remove some Senators who voted for 1st treaty reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Recall action with regard to Senator Dennis DeConcini of Arizona noted. [Recall organization Dan HOUGH - explains reasons for action.] DeConcini decline of comment noted. William Proxmire and Gaylord Nelson, Senators from WI, said also objects of recall action. [WI V.F.W. commander Thomas STOUT - explains action.] Decline of comment by Nelson and Proxmire reported Montana Senator Paul Hatfield and OR Senator Mark Hatfield also objects of recall action. Difficulty and constitutionality of recall considered. Pol. effect considered.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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