NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1978
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(Studio) Announcements of Canal treaty support in 1st vote by Senators DeConcini, Long, Brooke and Riegle reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) NBC News survey results stated. President Carter's meeting with DeConcini and resultant promise of president support for amendment with regard to United States intervention rights noted. [DeCONCINI - made it clear to President that this amendment has to be accepted.] Former White House inflexibility on amendments to treaties and change in stance as it's seen vote will be close detailed. Other amendments to treaty, offered by Nunn and Randolph, cited. Senator Alan Cranston's prediction of treaty passage and official and private reactions of Panamanian embassy members reported.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace Artist: Betty Wells