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Economy / Phase II #13205

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1971
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(Studio) Treasury Secretary John B. Connally holds news conference to explain phase II; urges organized labor to give support; urges AFL-CIO President George Meany to sit on wage supervision board
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Connally explained pay board; says President has right to veto if board not following policies. [CONNALLY - says if action of board not like President' goals, action will be taken; hopes Meany will be on pay board Meany has working peoples' interests at heart.] Meany calls AFL-CIO executive cncl. mtg. for Tuesday [MEANY - says meeting to explain different definition of pay bd.; Connally didn't clear it up.] Meany wants pay board to have final say.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:04:00

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