NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 12, 1977
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(Studio) Carter and USSR ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin meet at White House; meeting arranged, to discuss Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), prior to United States seizure of 2 USSR ships for fishing violations, and by common consent. Fishing matter not dwelt upon. (Film shown.)
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Studio) Despite warnings from DC, USSR ships continue fishing in United States limits and violating laws. Coast Guard has seized 2 ships.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Boston, Massachusetts) Refrigerator ship escorted to Boston harbor; violations noted. Captain of cutter "Reliance" says he was ordered to seize only cargo. [Commander Albert BUECHLER - says his recommendation was to seize ship.] Fish from trawler is unloaded so Marine Fishery Service can examine catch. Ships can be detained as long as investigation takes.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy