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Carter / World Trip / Crown of St. Steven / Hungary #46778

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1977
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(DC) Report on President Carter's apparent decision to postpone or change details of world trip, in order to stay in Washington, DC till Congress completes energy bill.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Secretary of State Vance's plans to fly to Budapest, Hungary, at end of Carter trip, to present Hungarian government with Crown of Saint Steven, noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Budapest, Hungary) Background report on crown. Historical figs. mentioned incl. King Steven, Pope Sylvester II, Magyar people, and last of the Hapsburg rulers, Charles IV. (Film shown.) Crown's history from World War I to end of World War II, when it was turned over to United States so as not to fall into USSR hands, cited. Mixed feelings with regard to return of crown to Hungary noted.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry;
Zimmerman, Bill

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