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US-Turkey / Ford-Demirel / Conference / Congress #484093

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 31, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford tries to get Turkish Premier Suleyman Demirel to change his mind.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Helsinki, Finland) Demirel turns down Ford offer of $50 million weapons grant; says Turkey wants right to buy weapons. [DEMIREL - says all activity ceased now but we'll see.] Admin. enlists aid of allies re: Cyprus. Ford lunches with Great Britain, France and West German leaders [Secretary State Henry KISSINGER - says not administration policy to line up foreign govts. against a branch of American government] Ford speaks to European security conf. Friday
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) White House lobbyists try to get Congress to agree to some sort of military aid to Turkey.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

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