NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 28, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's arrival in Venezuela on 1st atop of foreign tour noted. Statements from Venezuelans with regard to ratification of Canal treaty outlined.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Caracas, Venezuela) Significance of Carter's trip to 3rd world ntns. in S. American and Africa examined; idea that these aren't just objects of tug-of-war between United States and USSR noted as reason for visits. Venezuelan President Perez' remarks outlined; important to Latin American of passage of Canal treaty stated. [CARTER - speaks to crowd in Spanish.] Carter remarks outlined; visit to the Pantheon, memorial to national hero Simon Bolivar mentioned. [CARTER - addresses crowd in Spanish.] Carter-Perez talks today and subjects for discussion on Tuesday examined.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson