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Carter's Day / Capitol Hill #243507

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1976
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(Studio) President-elect Jimmy Carter meets with congress members of both ptys. on Capitol Hill. Senator Charles Percy says honeymoon begins.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Carter's reasons for meeting with leaders on Capitol Hill discussed. [CARTER - says transcript of meeting with Senate Foreign Relations Committee to be made public.] Carter gives Senators private telephone number for private consultations. Carter hopes to reduce unemployment 1 1/2% during 1st year he's in office. [CARTER - believes plans for stimulating economy and reducing unemployment to be made by inauguration. No decision yet made on tax cut.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Capitol Hill) Carter promises congress members his cooperation and open line to White House [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Carter desires close working relations with Congress on foreign policy.] [Senator Joe BIDEN - believes Carter really meant what he said today.] [Representative George MAHON - says he's impressed by Carter's humility, desire to learn and desire for cooperation.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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