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Carter and Press Relations #55220

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1978
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(Studio) Details given about President Carter's new policy of informal dinner mtgs. with members of press, on advice of aide Gerald Rafshoon. Evening's events described; ABC representatives noted as joined by representatives of "New York Times." Mentioned in connection with evening are President's social secretary Gretchen Poston, Mrs. Carter, Amy, Miss Lillian, Eleanor Roosevelt, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin, Carter friend Chas. Kirbo, Carter grandson and Washington and Jefferson Monuments. Carter's replies to questions on Mideast, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), Congress relations and plans for upcoming yr. reported Also mentioned is USSR leader Leonid Brezhnev.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Walters, Barbara

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