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Carter Trip / Brazil #257110

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 28, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's stop in Brazil on foreign trip, 1st in capital of Brasilia, noted. Strained US-Brazil relations mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Brasilia, Brazil) Previous good relations between 2 cntrys., since days of WW II, noted. President Carter's positions on human rights and nuclear nonproliferation and their effect on relations mentioned. Brazil's development of nuclear power, with help from United States and West Germany, detailed. Conflict with Carter over agreement between Brazil and West Germany with regard to building of more atomic plants and General Geisel's statement that it would go ahead cited. Films shown, include Brazilian government film. Brazil's determination to become world power and growth in that direction in recent years outlined. Geisel's decision to break military agreement with United States after report on Brazilian human rights was presented to Congress considering military credits application from Brazil noted. [GEISEL - (thru translator) doesn't condemn Carter's stand on human rights, but doesn't accept outside interference in problem in Brazil. Is up to Brazilians to deal with problem and have been doing so.] Expected dvts. of upcoming visit by Carter examined. Rio de Janeiro mentioned.

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David

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