NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 14, 1978
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(Bonn, West Germany) Upcoming economy summit noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Bonn, West Germany) Preparations for summit reported; details of palace given. Paris, 1975, film and report of Gerald Ford's attendance at summit mtg. given. San Juan, PR, 1976, film of Gerald Ford at summit shown. London, 1977, film of summit with President Carter shown. Problems faced by present summit noted as being same as past 3 summit confs. US' economy link with rest of world reported as reason for continuing participation in summit mtgs.; film shown. [Assistant Treasury Secretary Fred BERGSTEN - comments on relationship between American economy and exports.] Carter's need to export American product and improve own image noted. Helmut Schmidt, President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Prime Min. James Callaghan, Prime Min. Takeo Fukuda, Premier Guilo Andreotti, and Prime Min. Pierre Trudeau profiled. [White House spokesperson Henry OWEN - states purpose of summits.] Agenda for summit listed, shown on screen, explained. [OWEN - comments on pressure on summit leaders] Components of successful meeting cited.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
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