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Canal Treaty / Senators' Panama Trip #46494

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1977
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(Studio) Report on significance of Panama trip by 7 Democrat Senators
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Panama Canal Zone) Report on Senators' 1st view of Canal itself, General Omar Torrijos' reported statement that he'd put in writing promise that United States would have priority use of Canal and indications that he'd increase human rights - and Senators' reactions to both experiences. [Senator Robert BYRD - notes Torrijos' remarks with regard to signature of statement.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - cites own concerns with regard to human rights and reassurances from Torrijos.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:50

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