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Carter / Code of Ethics #248757

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 04, 1977
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter announces code of ethics for administration today. Carter's planned disposal of own holdings noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Plains, Georgia) press Secretary Jody Powell and attorney Frank Moore say code not to punish government people, but is necessary. [POWELL - says Carter considers this as 1st step to restoring Americans' confidence in government] Code provisions for "revolving door" policy stop and for financial disclosures noted. plans for Carter's land and warehouse interests noted. [CARTER - says he has some regrets with regard to disposal of business, but is willing to do it to be president; mentions things he built before brother, Billy, returned from Marines.] Billy Carter says he expects business to stay in family with self running it. (Interview by Betsy Aaron.) [Billy CARTER - says he expects to continue managing business and will have option to buy Jimmy's interests, if brother decided to sell.] Billy's afternoon balloon ride noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Carter appointees to make finances public after inauguration.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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