ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 30, 1978
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(Studio) Report on President Carter's activities in Brazil.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Carter's address to Brazilian parliament reported; statement on human rights by welcoming Brazilian legislature noted. [LEGIS. - (thru translator) speaks of Carter's devotion to human rights in world.] Details given with regard to apparent and real power in Brazilian government under military regime headed by General Geisel; Geisel's remarks to Carter concerning concentration on economy and social issues, not human rights, stated. Report on Carter news conference [CARTER - states beliefs with regard to world pressure in human rights issue.] President's arrival in Rio de Janeiro and participation in memorial ceremony for World War I and World War II fatalities noted. Upcoming meeting between Carter and 2 Brazilian Roman Catholic cardinals, to discuss human rights, mentioned. Interview with Rio's Cardinal Eugenio De Arajuo Sales outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Brasilia, Brazil) Report on Amy Carter's diplomatic mission to school for American embassy children.
REPORTER: Ann Compton
(Studio) Upcoming special broadcast, "The Carter Travels: Gains or Losses," to be anchored by Frank Reynolds, reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds