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Economy Summit / Carter Trip #511047

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1980
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(Rome) President Carter's remarks to Italy's president with regard to USSR invasion of Afghanistan, allied unity noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Carter said recing. renewed Italian support for deployment of US nuclear weapons in Europe; concern that West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt is considering delay in deployment of those missiles noted. Joint statement issued by Carter and Prime Min. Francesco Cossiga with regard to Afghanistan and detente with USSR mentioned; President's activities later in day and state dinner last night featured. [CARTER - comments on West alliance and detente.] Joint statement issued after today's mtgs. reported calling for West strategy in dealing with USSR .
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Rome) Tour of Rome's historical landmarks by President, Rosalynn and Amy Carter noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Carter family's sightseeing featured; films shown. [CARTER - comments on Coliseum.] Predicted destruction of artifacts within 20 years if present rate of decay continues noted; details given.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Miller, Keith;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:03:50

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