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Foreign Policy / House and President / Cuba #49183

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 23, 1977
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(Studio) House conts. debate with regard to foreign aid money; president Carter requests leeway in distribution, House has own ideas.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Despite arguments for President's request, by majority leader Jim Wright, House votes to ban trade and aid to Cuba. [WRIGHT - says Congress shouldn't be able to easily pass legislature limiting President] [Representative John ASHBROOK - notes talk, since Vietnam war, of Congress having part in foreign affairs; thinks it depends on what hands being tied.] Congress leaders say rejection of improved relations with Castro is due to Republicans, but others say it's warning to Carter to go slow in relations with Communist govts. like Cuba's.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
Ratner, Vic;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:40

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