NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 13, 1977
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(Studio) President holds press conference Subjects of conference outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) President uses conference to defend Soviet activist Anatoly Shcharansky. [CARTER - to continue spking. out on-human rights. If statements on rights touch Russians, so be it.] Defends United Nations ambassador Andrew Young. [CARTER - praises Young's work. Racism statement bringing undue criticism to Young.] Carter backs off criticism of Congress for chopping up energy bill. Senator Robert Byrd criticized Carter earlier for overreacting to committee defeats.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger
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