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Ottawa Summit #518003

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 19, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan reported arriving in Ottawa for economy summit with 6 allies at Chateau Montebello.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Montebello, Canada) Arrival of Reagan, greeted by host Pierre Trudeau, Margaret Thatcher, Giovanni Spadolini and Zenko Suzuki noted; films, photos shown. Reagan's meeting with Chancellor Helmut Schmidt discussed; criticism of United States economic policy, due to its effect intlly., noted. Attn. on Reagan during summit explained.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Ottawa, Canada) Issues on summit's agenda examined in detail. [Courtesy ABC's "Issues and Answers", Helmut SCHMIDT - notes United States critics of his energy relationship with USSR aren't offering West Germany natural gas.] Specific issues listed on screen.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Ottawa, Canada) Possible conflicts between Reagan and Francois Mitterrand, between Suzuki and the others and other divisive issues examined. [US economic aid Robert HORMATS - notes lack of budgeted funds for aid to Poland.] Differences in styles of leaders such as Schmidt and Reagan considered. [1975, Gerald FORD - announces improved economy] [1978, Jimmy CARTER - cites summit's caution.] [1981, TRUDEAU - considers summit difficult with no assurances of success.] Possibility of leaders leaving as divided as when they arrived noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Kalb, Bernard;
Levine, Irving R.;
Pauley, Jane;
Woodruff, Judy

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