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Analysis (Ford / Message On Crime) #240556

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford to send Congress tough message on crime. Eric Sevareid comments.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) President likely to ask for mandatory sentencing of violent and habitual criminals, but won't do anything serious about gun control. President expected to urge that Law Enforcement Assistance Admin. be allowed to continue sending checks to state police agencies. Ford expected to support passage of voluminous reediting of United States criminal code; this tough measure causes controversy all over cntry.; meaning of passage discussed.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Sevareid, Eric
Duration:
00:02:40

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