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The Candidates and The Issues (Jimmy Carter) #237742

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1975
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(Studio) Poll shows that pocketbook issues most important to voters. Report on ex-Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Carter is peanut farmer, Baptist deacon, Navy veteran and nuclear engineer. Carter, 51, shown campaigning. He may hurt George Wallace in Florida primary. Carter says full employment will beat inflation. As last resort, would create jobs, especially for young. Anyone able to work should.] Re:' economy, he'd reorg. government, eliminate bureaucracy and institution zero budgeting. [CARTER - says has never seen rehabilitative result from long stay in prison. Reduced unemployment would stop crime. Hems graduate of Annapolis and spent 11 years in Navy. Pentagon is most wasteful bureaucracy.] Re: defense spending, he'd reduce troops overseas; reduce officers; reduce atomic weapons to zero; thinks benefits of detente exaggerated. Re: dissatisfaction with government, favors sunshine law; fireside chats, and cabinet members to answer congress policy changes. Re: energy, he favors regulation of oil and gas prices; shift to solar energy and declaration of economy war on Arabs if another oil embargo levied. [CARTER - has done something about bureaucracy and tax structures in Georgia; Wallace hasn't in Alabama. Will debate services to people with Wallace. Will cut Wallace lead.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Florida Democratic Convention straw vote picks Carter over Wallace.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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