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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 1977
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(s) President Carter on road; went to Massachusetts on Wednesday; goes to Charleston, West Virginia, today.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Charleston, West Virginia) Carter's visit to Clinton, Massachusetts, town meeting noted; stayed with Edward Thompson family. Today goes to Charleston, West Virginia; Florida, 11, and North Carolina primaries recalled. President eats lunch with Governor Jay Rockefeller; then attends energy round table. [CARTER - speaks of requirements for energy conservation to be in energy policy.] Carter's use of travel and public mtgs. in conduct of office cited.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Carter writes note to teacher of teenager Jane Thompson, with whose family he stayed overnight. Carter now in New York City to speak to UN. REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Significance of Carter's appointment of Andrew Young as United Nations ambassador, invitation to Kurt Waldheim for official visit to Washington, DC and Congress repeal of Harry Byrd amendment with regard to ban on Rhodesia chrome cited. Most delegates said to feel Carter sincere.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) Anchor asks with regard to speech details.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Nothing new expected; delegates hope for new United States commitment to UN.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) Anchor asks what diplomats would like to hear.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Interests of nonaligned ntns., USSR , Israel and Arabs cited.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) At Clinton, Massachusetts, town meeting, Carter talks of Palestinian refugee problem. (Film shown.) [CARTER - says Palestinians must have homeland.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Difference in new administration stand on Mid. East problem, both in approach and policy, especially with regard to existence of Israel and role of Palestinians noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Reactions of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat, in Cairo, Egypt and of Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Rabin, in Tel Aviv, cited; Rabin says there's no room for 3rd state between Mediterranean and Jordan.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Cioffi, Lou;
Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Walters, Barbara

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