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Canal Treaty Developments #53005

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1978
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(Studio) Upcoming Senate vote on 1st of 2 Canal treaties on Thursday noted. Close vote expected.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Senator Edward Brooke's speech explaining decision to vote for treaty outlined. Audio tape played. [BROOKE - believes reasonable basis for protection of United States ints. in Canal will exist after 2000.] Announcements of support by Senators Long and DeConcini reported Details given with regard to changes in treaty that have caused Senators to come out in favor of it. Holdouts in Senator include Senators Zorinsky, Bellmon, Ford and Randolph; Mrs. Rosalynn Carter's telephone call to Mrs. Zorinsky noted. Latest ABC News poll of Senators given.
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist Freda Reiter

(Studio) Upcoming comment on treaty and President Carter noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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