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AWACS Sale / Reagan #513435

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 15, 1981
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee rejection of President Reagan's proposed AWACS sale to Saudi Arabia reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Importance of For. Relations Committee vote noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Senator Rudy Boschwitz's position on issue recalled; telephone call from President to Senator Larry Pressler said affecting his vote. [Senator Charles PERCY, John GLENN, Richard LUGAR, Alan CRANSTON - debate issue.] [PRESSLER - explains his switch.] Final vote mentioned. [Senators Howard BAKER, CRANSTON - comment.] Possible conversion of Glenn or Robert Byrd mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Pettit, Tom

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