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Carter / President Inauguration / Train #248529

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1977
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter's arrival in Washington as 39th President in 3rd century of US history noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Plains, Georgia) "Peanut Special" train to deliver residents to Washington, DC. Notes Carter family's moving process. [Jimmy CARTER - reassured because feels people of United States and world want to see him succeed. Is ready to be President and is determined to do his best to represent American people. States further hopes as President] 5000 people gather at Albany Airport, Georgia, to see President off. [CARTER - thanks people.] (Film aboard airplane, arrival at airport and motorcade to Blair House shown.) Plans tonight and tomorrow outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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