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US-Libyan Conflict: US-French Relations #309810

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 18, 1986
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Paris, France: David Andelman) French government's effort to improve its intl. image due to criticism of its refusal to support United States raid on Libya examined; scenes shown. [Senator Jean-Pierre CANTEGRIT - notes many French endorsed American actions.] Gallup poll's indication of United States mistrust of France as ally outlined on screen, discussed. [TV reporter Alain CHAILLOU - describes child's problems at school due to government's stand.] [Restaurant owner Rene PUJOL - cites customers' boycott of French wines.] Expected drop in United States tourism to France as well noted.

Andelman, David;
Spencer, Susan

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