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Bonn Economy Summit / Carter / Schmidt #54724

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 14, 1978
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(Studio) Report on President Carter's day in Bonn, West Germany.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bonn, West Germany) Details given about activities in which Carter participates, include meeting with Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Impt. of German troops in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) defense against Sovs. in Europe described. [SCHMIDT - comments on newsmen's opportunities in coming days to photograph leaders] Carter's speech at same site where John F. Kennedy spoke mentioned. [CARTER - pledges continued NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) support from United States to help defense West Germany.] Conf. among Carter and aides Jody Powell, Hamilton Jordan and Gerald Rafshoon described. [CARTER - solved problems.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Intro. to interview with Schmidt, beginning with discussion of economy summit.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(No location given) [SCHMIDT - states reasons for liking pessimistic reports about summit.] Anchor asks about talks with Carter and American's energy program; United States and Japanese econs. mentioned. [SCHMIDT - is rather optimistic. Discusses prospect of stimulating Germany's economy Found self and Carter in almost total agreement with regard to Mideast, China (PR), USSR , Africa and other world affairs.] United States debate over cntry.'s position in relations with USSR and Cuba noted. [SCHMIDT - states own views on necessary ingredients for US-USSR and Cuba relations] Anchor asks about Shcharansky and Ginzburg trials. [SCHMIDT - discusses views on actions against all such dissidents in world. Doesn't believe it would be wise for United States to make reprisals.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Schmidt's appearance on "Issues and Answers" on Sunday noted. Carter's upcoming visit to Berlin and broadcast about it detailed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Walters, Barbara

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