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(Studio) Comment is on role of organized labor in government in United States and abroad.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Carter hasn't given several groups, include organized labor, what they expected from him with regard to appointments. Decline of influence of organized labor in United States government as opposed to others noted. Great Britain and governing Labor party cited as example, include union stoppage of 1 day's publication of "London Times", commission to recommend labor-management equality on corp. boards, similar moves in West Germany and Sweden, and postal workers stoppage of communications with South Africa. Difference in American's written Constitution with Bill of Rights and Congress and Britain's unwritten one of parliamentary laws, common law and tradition noted. Idea of Britain's being Athens to US's Rome now being reversed.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Sevareid, Eric
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