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Ottawa Summit #278340

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 17, 1981
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(Studio) Upcoming economy summit in Ottawa and Montebello examined; films shown. Ideological positions of attending ntns. summarized; complexity of international econ. explained. [Former undersecretary state Richard COOPER - notes US's limited perceptions of international economy] [Undersecretary state Myer RASHISH - defs. Reagan administration's economic policy, especially concerning high interest rates.] President Reagan's philosophy with regard to United States role in international economy recalled. [RASHISH - hopes for success of Reagan's recovery program.] Probable response of United States to pressure from Francois Mitterrand and Helmut Schmidt mentioned. [RASHISH - thinks criticizing United States is international sport.] [National secretary adviser Richard ALIEN - discusses link between economy and national security policies.] Anticipated results of Ottawa summit outlined. [ALIEN - notes role economy plays in pols. of underdeveloped ntns.] Other items on summit agenda listed on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan

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