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Canal Treaty Debate #497668

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1978
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(Studio) Senator resistance to another attempt by Senator James Allen to change Canal treaty, and White House response, reported Amendment details noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Audio tape of debate played. [Senator Robert BYRD - says Allen amendment would mean treaty must be renegotiated and wouldn't be in best ints. of US.] [ALLEN - doesn't think it's fair to say that Senator not trying to improve treaty if he offers amendment to it, just because he opposes it.] Predictions from pro& anti-treaty factions with regard to length of debate noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch Artist: Betty Wells

Chancellor, John;
Savitch, Jessica

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