ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1975
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(Studio) House votes 223-205 against administration bill to allow partial resumption of American arms to Turkey.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Turkey) Soviet naval ships must pass through Turkish waters to get out of Black Sea. Important for United States to have bases there. Turk forces among best of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces. $4 billion American aid given. United States cut off aid after Turkish invasion of Cyprus. Turkey threatens to leave NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and make US leave Turkey. Greek NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) shape shaky.
REPORTER: Don Farmer
(DC) Representative Thomas Morgan says yes vote was for American security. Representative John Brademas calls aid to Turkey big mistake. Ford lost important foreign policy dispute.
REPORTER: Don Farmer; ARTIST: Freda Reiter