NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 09, 1978
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(Studio) West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt's statements about American economy and upcoming Bonn economy summit reported; his comments on American promises made at London economy conference last May stated. President Carter's reported hopes to announce trade agreement from 4 year long trade conference in Geneva, at Bonn summit, noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Geneva, Switzerland) Recess in General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade talks noted; issues in talks, involving US, West European ntns. and Japan, outlined. American hopes that Carter would be able to announce agreement at Bonn conference stated. [Trade negotiator Robert STRAUSS - says if United States can't make right kind of deal, it won't make deal.] United States officials' concerns about effect of situation on Carter's standing in polls described.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine