× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Canal Treaty Developments #497888

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(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

Savitch, Jessica;
Wallace, Chris

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.