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Ottawa Summit #278365

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 19, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan reported arriving in Canada for Ottawa economy summit.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Ottawa, Canada) Reagan's arrival noted; scenes shown. [REAGAN - acknowledges his anticipation.] Later arrivals of Francois Mitterrand, Margaret Thatcher, Zenko Suzuki, Helmut Schmidt, all met by Pierre Trudeau, shown; their positions on high United States interest rates outlined. [SCHMIDT - discusses Reagan's assets and deficiencies.] Anticipated outcome of summit considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Montebello, Canada) Sec. for summit examined; attempted assassinations of Reagan and Pope John Paul II recalled. Officials' concern over attempted multiple assassinations during summit noted. [Sec. commander Douglas McGIBBON - cites training efforts.] [Summit spokesperson John ROBINSON - comments on designated air corridor, water and land security measures.] Undisclosed protective cautions at border pts. said implemented 3 mos. ago. [Terrorism expert Yonah ALEXANDER - praises imagination of authorities.] Measures taken by Royal Canadian Mounted Police outlined; secret anti-terrorist unit from United States mentioned. Secret Service spokesperson said refusing to comment on agency's reaction to Canadian law forbidding them their weapons.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Dean, Morton;
Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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