CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 07, 1976
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(Studio) Sargent Shriver offers plan for mountain's economy
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(No locations given) 4 years ago, Shriver ram for Vice President on George McGovern ticket. He has been French ambassador, Office of Economic Opportunity head, and director Peace Corps. Some say he wouldn't be where he is if he hadn't married into Kennedy family. [SHRIVER - explains how JFK put together moderate coalition and won. This must be done to win.] Re: economy, Shriver favors jawboning, wage and price guidelines, controls if needed, and lower interest rates. He wants full employment, by subsidizing private sector jobs and create public sector jobs. [SHRIVER - believes youths should be given challenging work to keep them out of trouble.] Says he'd level with people with regard to their dissatisfaction with government Shriver advocates buying USSR oil. [SHRIVER - believes in some cases, there is no alternate to busing. Is not stalking horse for Senator Edward Kennedy.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Studio) Shriver hopes to shed stalking horse image by good showing in early primaries.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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