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Canal Treaty Passed #257401

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 18, 1978
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(Studio) Senate vote to ratify Canal treaty noted. Details of treaty mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Report on Senate vote.; audio tape played. [Vice President MONDALE - reports outcome of vote.] Statements of majority leader Robert Byrd and of opponents' floor manager Robert Griffin quoted. Is stated that House must now pass implementing legislature and Panama must accept it.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Unsigned sketches

(Studio) Holdup on final vote due to late arrival in Senate of Senator Clifford Case mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Report on details of treaty and procedure for turning Canal over to Panama. Panama Canal Company mentioned. Senator's compromise on DeConcini amendment to treaty stated.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Upcoming reports outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger;
Jones, Phil

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