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Campaign 1976 / Carter / United Nations / Soviets / Missouri #488271

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter makes policy speech on nuclear tests. Rptd. that Soviet diplomats have been trying to get information from Carter.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Carter confirms that Soviet and 10-12 foreign government representatives have tried to meet with him. [CARTER - says won't meet with foreign representatives Won't even do it during general election without prior consultation with Secretary of State. It's inappropriate for foreign representatives to inject selves into United States pols. Notes detrimental effect to candidate if foreign interest in his campaign.] Peter Bourne of Carter's Washington, DC office met informally with lower-level foreign representatives seeking information about Carter. [BOURNE - cites frequency of Soviet contacts. Soviets wanted copies of Carter's foreign policy speeches.] Carter speaks to international conference at United Nations with regard to nuclear energy. Says all nuclear blasts should be banned. [CARTER - says all blasts should be banned for 5 years by United States and USSR and encourage other ntns. to join.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Senator Thomas Eagleton and other Missouri Democratic leaders support Carter. Missouri has 71 delegates.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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