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Canal Treaty Debate / Senate Amendment Vote #497586

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
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(Studio) Senate vote on amendment to Canal treaty proposed by opponent of treaty noted; amendment is defeated by vote of 67 votes, same number needed to ratify treaty.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Amendment proposed by Senator James Allen described. Live interview with Senator Alan Cranston shown. [CRANSTON - thinks this is good victory for treaty proponents. Cites significance of this after recent probe of drug dealing allegations. Notes some votes cast today might change when it comes to treaty.] Resumption of debate on Thursday mentioned.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:01:30

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