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Carter / Mexico Trip / Oil Prod. #262087

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 14, 1979
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(Studio) Cutoff of Iran oil said to make President Carter's Mexico visit have additional important One topic of discussion between Carter and President Jose Lopez Portillo reported to be United States desire to purchase oil, but not natural gas, from Mexico; problem with regard to price noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mexico City, Mexico) Carter's decision to go ahead with Mexican trip despite crisis in Iran stated as effort to improve relationship with cntry. [CARTER - greets airport crowd in Spanish.] Activities of day, include tour of National Palace with murals by Diego Rivera, noted. Lopez Portillo's comments at luncheon detailed. [LOPEZ PORTILLO - (thru interpreter) says Mexico has suddenly become of interest to American] Carter's response and upcoming mtgs. between 2 leaders reported.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) National Airliners' cancellations of some NYC-Amsterdam flights due to jet fuel shortage brought on by Iran crisis stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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