NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 14, 1981
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(Studio) House rejection of proposed AWACS sale to Saudi Arabia detailed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Studio) Percentages of Democrats and Republicans voting against President Reagan noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Details of House vote examined; House television tape shown. [Representatives Robert MICHEL, Toby ROTH, Jonathan BINGHAM, Larry DeNARDIS, Dan. MICA - debate sale.] Sale noted proceeding if Senator approves it.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Reagan's continued pressure on Senator to approve AWACS sale discussed. [REAGAN - claims today's vote in House was expected.] President's remarks to Senators outlined on screen, discussed. [Senators Dan QUAYLE - explains his position.] Anticipated Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote tomorrow mentioned; Senator Charles Grassley noted declining meeting with Reagan today. Details given. Chief White House lobbyist Max Friedersdorf reported denying using undue pressure.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Studio) Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes said also denying White House pressure tactics.
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