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Carter / For. Trip / Venezuela and Brazil #53205

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's pursuance of human rights issue in Venezuela and Brazil noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Brasilia, Brazil) President's address to Venezuelan parliament in Caracas reported [CARTER - says human rights include right to be free, avoid government mistreatment and right to chance for decent life.] Venezuela President Perez' request that Carter aid in legal deposition of Nicaragua dictator Somoza and Carter's refusal stated. Carter next goes to Brasilia, Brazil, for talks with military dictator General Geisel. [CARTER - comments on human rights.] United States-Brazil disagreement on nuclear proliferation detailed. Carter determination to come here noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Brasilia, Brazil) Earlier unsuccessful visits of Undersecretary State Warren Christopher and Secretary of State Vance mentioned. Details given re: United States-Brazil relations and Carter's inviting self to visit. television remarks by Brazil's foreign minister Antonio Azeredo da Silveira quoted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Carter news conference in Brazil on Thursday noted; broadcast on "Good Morning America" television show noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Donaldson, Sam;
Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry

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