NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's meeting with Congmen. with regard to decision on neutron bomb's future noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) [House majority leader Jim WRIGHT - says there was no discussion of neutron bomb except President Carter's comment on his consideration of problem and upcoming decision.] Congress leaders' reported warning to Carter about ban on neutron bomb and chances for Senator approval of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II with USSR noted. Senator Robert Byrd's statements in support of neutron bomb product cited. Reports that Carter threat against bomb was to get West Germans to publicly support product and situation now that they have done so detailed.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff