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CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 1976
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(Studio) AFL-CIO begins mid-winter meeting
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) AFL-CIO President George Meany opposed to another Republican administration [MEANY - says doesn't think Ford knows anything about unemployment situation. He's concerned with big corps.] Meany calls Governor George Wallace a disaster. [MEANY - says Senator Henry Jackson's long-time record is good (despite Jackson's position for trade reform act in 1974.) Jackson only candidate at meeting [JACKSON - says Meany has been positive and friendly, though AFL-CIO won't take action before convs. Says great number of individual unions working for him.] Meany won't endorse presidential candidate before convs., although unions can and do.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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