• Short Summary

    President Jimmy Carter told a joint session of Congress in Washington on Thursday (19 January) that the present peace negotiations in the Middle East are a precious opportunity for a settlement, a chance which may not recur in the present generation.

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    President Jimmy Carter told a joint session of Congress in Washington on Thursday (19 January) that the present peace negotiations in the Middle East are a precious opportunity for a settlement, a chance which may not recur in the present generation. In his first State of the Union message since taking office a year ago, the President also emphasised his priorities for improving the United States' sluggish economy--including steps to combat inflation, reduce unemployment and develop a national energy programme.

    SYNOPSIS: First the president spoke about the American role in the Middle East peace initiative.

    Mr. Carter then spoke of the need for a national energy policy.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8U7ZFCI8IIJPVRLJS7A9MDUL8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U7ZFCI8IIJPVRLJS7A9MDUL8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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