NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 13, 1979
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(Studio) Report on relationship between Mexico and United States with regard to oil. Mexico's oil reserves compared to those of Saudi Arabia.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Mexico City, Mexico) Films shown. Mexican President Lopez Portillo's visit to United States soon after President Carter's inauguration noted. [CARTER - welcomes Lopez Portillo.] Oil reported to have been issue between Mexico and United States for many years Details given. Pemex' recent discovery of degree of oil and natural gas product potential of country stated. Impt. of Mexican oil and natural gas to US, especially with Iran in turmoil, mentioned. Problems had by Carter administration and Mexico in dealing with each other cited; details given. [Energy Secretary James SCHLESINGER - comments on Mexican chgs. he insulted them and predicts agreement, but not on Carter's trip.] Carter's interview with Mexican network, Televisa, noted; film shown. [CARTER - comments.] Other details of conflict between ntns. given.
REPORTER: George Lewis
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