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Carter / Mayor's Conference #246672

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 29, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter visits United States conference of mayors. Calls for New Deal-type program to help cities.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Milwaukee, WI) Carter speaks with regard to urban problems. [CARTER - pledges friendship with mayors of cities.] Nixon and Ford admins. blamed for cuts in urban spending. [CARTER - outlines federal support for cities.] Revenue sharing, construction loans, and funds for transportation systems in Carter package Employment credits also considered. Full employment promised. [CARTER - recalls WPA and CCC programs of 1930's.] Overhaul of welfare system called for. Mayors cautioned to economize. Generalities noted.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter

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