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Carter / Black Caucus / Humphrey-Hawkins Bill / New Mortgage Plan #249805

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 09, 1977
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(s) Report on President's meeting with members of Congress Black Caucus; subjects discussed include United States policy toward South Africa and domestic problems for blacks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Caucus mbrs.' apparent optimism with regard to Carter acceptance of compromise with regard to Humphrey-Hawkins full employment bill noted. [Chairperson Parren MITCHELL - cites feelings with regard to bill and failure of previous efforts to help black unemployment situation.] Original intent of bill and reports of compromise being sought noted. Admin.'s announcement of plan to send more mortgage money into low income areas, by changing policies of federal insured savings and loan insts. detailed. [Home Loan Bank Board chairperson Robert McKINNEY - describes purpose of new mortgage plan.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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