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Cancun Summit #274004

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 24, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's apparent reaction to Cancun summit noted. [REAGAN - praises North-S. summit.] Typical format of summits described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Cancun, Mexico) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's description of Third World's reaction to Reagan's performance at Cancun summit quoted; films shown. Nigerian criticism, Pierre Trudeau's praise of Reagan detailed; apparent results of summit discussed. [Ambassador Mohammed BEDJAOUI, Francois MITTERRAND (thru translators) - praise summit's progress.] Trudeau's guarded criticism mentioned; confusion over Reagan's actual position on issue of global negotiations noted. [Indira GANDHI, HAIG - comment.] President's public relations success noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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