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Canal Treaty Debate #52932

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 01, 1978
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(DC) Senator Thomas McIntyre's announcement of support for Canal treaty and statements about tactics of some opponents reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Carter's visit to New Hampshire in February to campaign for McIntyre's reelection mentioned. Film shown; audio tape of today's Senator debate played. [McINTYRE - states views on militant treaty opponents.] Senator Mark Hatfield's reading of constituents' hate letters noted. [HATFIELD - quotes from letter and notes this is incrly. becoming view of radical right.] Statements of treaty opponent Orrin Hatch cited. Opponents' plans to continue debate in hopes that public opinion will swing to them and mean failure of treaty noted.
REPORTER: Don Farmer; Artist: Freda Reiter

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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