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Canal Treaty Debate #498279

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 11, 1978
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(Studio) Report on controversy over Senator DeConcini's reservation to Canal treaty with regard to United States military intervention rights. Panama's objections to amendment and doubts now about Senator passage of 2nd part of treaty, coming up for vote next week, reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Report is on information learned that Senators Edward Brooke, Floyd Haskell, Richard Stone, DeConcini and Paul Hatfield may vote against 2nd treaty section if DeConcini amendment not upheld by administration Brooke's letter to President Carter requesting clarification of administration position on issue and DeConcini's plans for upcoming meeting with Carter outlined.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Brinkley, David;
Savitch, Jessica

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