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Canal Treaty Vote #53473

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 18, 1978
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(Studio) Upcoming Senate vote on Canal treaty noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Senate's activities on Monday night and today outlined.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Senator Paul Laxalt's announcement of concession to treaty ratification reported; his statement that Senators Hayakawa and Cannon will vote for treaty mentioned. (Intermittent audio loss in report) Lobbying efforts, both pro and con, described. Supporting treaty have been majority leader Robert Byrd and minority leader Howard Baker. Outline of day's events given: Senator James Abourezk's meeting with President Carter, Senator Jennings Randolph's announcement of intention to vote against treaty and activities of Senators Hayakawa and Cannon listed. Report interrupted.
REPORTER: Don Farmer Unsigned sketches

(Studio) Upcoming spec. report on Senate vote on Canal treaty noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank;
Farmer, Don
Duration:
00:02:30

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