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Labor Dispute / Ford / Reagan / Polls #242747

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 08, 1976
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(Studio) Union members of president advisory committee on construction industry resign due to President Ford's veto of picketing bill.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Labor leaders to fight against re-election of Republicans [Teamsters President Frank FITZSIMMONS - says if Ford can't support labor, labor can't support him.] [President AFL-CIO Building Trades Union Robert GEORGINE - says Ford didn't keep his part of the bargain.] Labor Secretary John Dunlop may resign. He predicts hell breaking loose in wake of veto as negotiations for 4000 contracts begin.

(DC) Citizen's advisory group on trade meets in White House President Ford and Fitzsimmons, who is member of group, exchange pleasantries. It's felt Dunlop will resign for sure. Gallup poll shows Ford popularity at 39%.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(North Carolina) [Ronald REAGAN - says doesn't take polls too seriously.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer (narrates)

(DC) Aides say Ford said there will be another poll next week
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

McManus, Jim;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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