NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 14, 1978
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(Studio) Satisfactory compromise on Panama Canal treaties language thought possible.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Situation detailed. American Conservative Union efforts to defeat treaties noted. Excerpts of television commercials shown. On commercial [Phil CRANE - urges defeat of treaties.] S.I. Hayakawa quoted with regard to his fear that Carter foreign policy creates impression of weakness, especially cancelling B-1 bomber and delay in product of neutron bomb. [HAYAKAWA - cites fears, incl. Panama Canal treaties; cave-in to Communists] Jody Powell reaction to statement noted. Hayakawa meeting with Carter said set. Outcome of vote considered.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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