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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 1977
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(Studio) Complaints of USSR Communist leader Leonid Brezhnev with regard to President Carter's comments on human rights noted. Carter meets with group of Senators to discuss topic.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) White House aides say Carter doesn't believe recent events will damage Secretary of State Vance's trip to USSR . At meeting with congress leaders, Carter makes clear he won't stop speaking out with regard to human rights. [Alan CRANSTON - cites Carter attitude with regard to criticism and speaking out.] President spokesperson Jody Powell notes Brezhnev reserved right to speak on United States actions and says US policy conts. to keep this issue and talks on arms control separate.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Brinkley, David;
Jamieson, Bob

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