Search the Archive

Nassau Summit #72551

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 10, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig reported leaving today for Bahama summit of foreign secys. from Mexico, Venezuela and Canada; meeting said requested by Reagan admin. due to its concern over economy stability of region.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Reagan administration's initial policy toward Central and South America recalled based on El Salvador, Fidel Castro and USSR ; details given, films shown. White House reception for Argentina President Jorge Rafael Videla, despite his human rights record, also recalled. Criticism of United States policy's focus on Communism, led by Mexican President Jose Lopez Portillo, outlined; Jamaican President Edward Seaga recalled not blaming Cuba for subversion in the Caribbean. Assistant secretary state for the Caribbean, Thomas Enders, discussed; apparent shift in United States policy towards region examined. Ultimate object of United States policy, described as a mini-Marshall Plan, outlined on screen, discussed. Portillo's reaction to plan recalled; Herbert Hoover, John Kennedy's Alliance for Progress and Henry Kissinger's new dialogue mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Koppel, Ted

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.