CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 20, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's response to criticism of his foreign policy in speech at Georgia Tech, where he received honorary degree and was once student, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Atlanta, Georgia) Details given about Carter speech, include remarks on: US position in world affairs and with allies; Iran; Chinese-Vietnam conflict; and upcoming consultations with Congress with regard to additional military aid to allies in S.F. Asia and Mideast. [CARTER - says United States can't control events in other ntns., but will meet and back up commitments. Discusses nonintervention in Iran; noninvolvement with conflict between Asian Communist ntns.; Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II and relationship with USSR .] Carter's greeting of crowd, include brother, Billy Carter, noted. Earlier unveiling of Carter portrait at state capitol reported [CARTER - comments.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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