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Carter / Vacation / Natural Gas Bill / Death Threat / Mideast #500431

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's return with family from West vacation noted; film shown. Carter's plans to prepare for opposition to natural gas bill in Senator noted. Secret Service report that assassination threat against Carter in Idaho Falls, ID, was hoax stated.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Idaho Falls, ID) Secret Service agent's report to newsmen that, despite few loose ends, he believes assassination threat was hoax noted. President Carter's greeting of crowds at Idaho Falls airport described. Details given about alleged threat, reported by hotel maid Kathi Lyn Wagner. Lie detector test administered to Wagner mentioned; is reported she's been taken into custody. [Bonneville Cnty., ID, deputy prosecutor Stephen HART - cites belief that Wagner has mental problems making her danger to self or others.]
REPORTER: Bob Kur (KIFI newstape)

(Studio) President Carter's response to reports that he might deploy United States troops on w. bank or Gaza Strip as part of Mideast peace settlement reported Upcoming Camp David summit mentioned.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Kur, Bob;
Savitch, Jessica

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