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(Studio) Impact of economy on election outcome noted; decline in unemployment rate and in producer price index reported.
(NYC) Current unemployment rate, wholesale prices for meat, especially beef, wholesale car prices examined; details outlined on screen. Differences in figs. due to inclusion of discounts for autos cited. [Labor Statistics cmsr. Janet NORWOOD - comments.] Rel. of rising interest rates and possible incr. in unemployment rate soon mentioned. President Carter mentioned.
(DC) White House's capitalization on economy reports said tempered by concern over rising interest rates. [Econ. advisers council chairperson Charles SCHULTZE - comments.] Press Secretary Jody Powell's remarks on President's approach to Fed. Reserve Bd. and interest rate increases outlined on screen; response by Fed. Reserve Bd. chairperson Paul Volcker noted. Powell reported denying political link between Carter's complaints and upcoming election
(Lynchburg, Virginia) Ronald Reagan's use of economy criticism of Carter in current campaign noted. [REAGAN - campaigns.] His later attacks on Carter for Stealth aircraft leaks detailed. [REAGAN - accuses Carter of cover-up.] Reagan quoted with regard to use of executive privilege in a Reagan White House
(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell's response to Reagan's charge of coverup on Stealth project noted. Federal Election Commission reported ruling on equal time issue raised by Carter-Mondale campaign over commercials purchased for Reagan's campaign by independent orgs.
|Program Time:||05:36:30 pm - 05:42:20 pm. Duration: 05:50|
|Reporters:||Cordtz, Dan; Donaldson, Sam; Reynolds, Frank; Serafin, Barry|
|Link to this page||http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=62875|
|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|