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Energy and Canal Treaty Debates #257334

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1978
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(Studio) House vote to order its conferees out of secret energy negotiations at White House and back to open hearings on Capitol Hill reported; Senator Canal treaty supporters' expressed displeasure with President Carter with regard to his handling of DeConcini amendment case also noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senate leaders' private reaction to Carter's acceptance of DeConcini reservation stated; their meeting with DeConcini to discuss issue outlined. [Senator Frank CHURCH - says matter has been put in Senate's lap and Senator will do best it can to solve it.] Senator George McGovern's threat to vote against treaty if issue not resolved reported [McGOVERN - cites opposition to treaties with DeConcini resolution.] Senator James Abourezk's linkage of his treaty vote to energy negotiations and President's position on natural gas deregulation outlined.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Results of CBS "News-New York Times" public opinion poll on treaty reported Upcoming reports on poll results noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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