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Carter / Foreign Policy Spn. / Document Secrecy #499491

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 29, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's alleged displeasure with administration representatives varying statements on foreign policy issues recently noted. State Department reporter's information that President plans to tone down diversity in these reports stated.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details of Carter's order to government spokesperson about statements announcing policies or concerning already-announced policies given. Order reported to incl. terms that only Carter or Secretary of State Vance will announce foreign policy. Status of national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski described; his blast of USSR on "Meet the Press" in May mentioned.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Brzezinski's recent media coverage described; is compared to Henry Kissinger's as national security adviser. Brzezinski's remark to Chinese hosts on visiting Great Wall, with regard to USSR in Ethiopia, quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) President Carter's upcoming changes in rules with regard to government officials' use of secrecy stamp on department documents reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Report on proposed changes in rules concerning classification of documents, as well as declassification. Reactions detailed. HEW mentioned.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard;
Woodruff, Judy

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