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State of Union Message #230269

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 10, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon calls for Congress cooperation. Democratic leaders seem willing, but goals differ.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) Nixon urges domestic cuts to curb inflation, but not defense cuts. Alaska oil pipeline; ok'ing increase in natural gas prices; restoration of death penalty and other bills. Middle class housing and aid to poor on agenda later. Tone conciliatory. President implies criticism if Congress does not ok his bills.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Capitol Hill) Senator Mike Mansfield meets Senate committee chairperson for work on other bills. More $ for domestic programs, less for defense predicted. [Representative Carl ALBERT - evaluates Congress and President positions.] Bills to limit President powers predicted.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Nixon restates opposition to busing. Feels school integration proceeding ok with minimum of busing. Wants Congress to ban it.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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