Carter and the Canal

Bode, Ken
January 1978
New Republic;1/14/78, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p8
Focuses on the controversy over the Panama Canal treaties signed by the Administration of U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Effort of Senator Howard Baker, to make arrangement for a private talk with Panama's President Omar Torrijos; Role of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance in promoting the treaties in states whose senators are still uncommitted; Information that the Senate foreign relations and armed services committees will hold hearings in preparation for the floor debates regarding two treaties Carter signed last September; Actions taken by the American Conservative Union against the Panama Canal treaties.


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