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Carter / Nuclear Fuel Sales Controls #493313

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1977
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(Studio) president's proposal to Congress with regard to regulation of nuclear fuel and technology United States sells to other cntries. noted; details cited. Among controls suggested is use of fuel under International Atomic Energy Agency and US safeguards; Carter also proposes that he have right to suspend controls if he feels it necessary. Anchor asks White House reporter with regard to Carter's loophole.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Reporter cites example of proposed nuclear sales to Israel, as 1 in which pres. could use own discretion in approving sales. There's provision in plan for Congress to veto President's approval, but has to be done in 60 days by joint resolution.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Anchor asks if administration feels chance to stop nuclear power spread is ending.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) This is recognized as major problem of decade; India has detonated atomic bomb and Brazil, Pakistan, South Africa and others have almost gone nuclear.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Anchor asks if United States is main supplier of nuclear materials to rest of world.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Reporter agrees; cites amount United States supplies to Europe and to Japan.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) West Germany comes out in favor of uncontrolled exportation of nuclear fuel and approves research program based on plutonium reactors opposed by Carter.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Berger, Marilyn;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John

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