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Canal Treaty Debate #257371

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 16, 1978
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(Studio) Upcoming Senate vote on Canal treaty noted. Mtg. of Senate leaders and Panamanian ambassador to United States to iron out details reported.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(DC) [Panama ambassador Gabriel LEWIS - likes to keep hoping for treaty passage. Would rather wait till Tuesday to make comment.] Lewis departure from Capitol with assistant Secretary of State Warren Christopher mentioned. Senator Frank Church's statements about meeting outlined. [CHURCH - says Lewis representatives ints. of his country and meeting was attempt to understand problems from perspectives of both cntrys.] Senator Dennis DeConcini's statements re: phone calls from 2 Senators on issue of his reservation to treaty given.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Senator Howard Baker's prediction of treaty passage and other comments, made on CBS television show "Face the Nation", stated.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Jones, Phil

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