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Economy Summit / Carter Trip #511008

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 19, 1980
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(Rome) President Carter's arrival in Rome, signalling start of tour of 4 ntns. and Vatican as well as economy summit in Venice noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Carter's state visit to Italy featured; films shown. His hopes for rejuvenation of West alliance relations noted; Carter reported met by President Sandro Pertini Saturday's departure for Venice conference with France, West Germany, Great Britain, Canada, Italy and Japan cited; Pope John Paul II mentioned. Issues to be discussed in Venice said include USSR invasion of Afghanistan, Mideast peace negotiations, economy sanctions against Iran. Criticism of each other by United States and West Europe outlined; White House hope for trip with regard to domestic pols. mentioned.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Rome) Carter's emphasis on West alliance stand against USSR invasion of Afghanistan discussed; European reaction to Afghanistan and probability of continued apathy considered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John

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