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CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 11, 1977
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(Studio) Details of blind trust into which President Carter has put his holdings made known. Said not quite "blind."
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Several Locations) Charles Kirbo to be trustee. Pictures of President Carter at peanut warehouse shown. Trust explained. Billy Carter's interests noted; also Chip Carter's. Jody Powell quoted. Carter also meets National League of Families with regard to MIA's in Vietnam. Carter family flies back to Plains, Georgia, for wkend. Film shown. Budget question to be reviewed. Defense budget cuts said still expected, but not so great as promised during Campaign `76.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Andrews AFB, MD) "Doomsday" plane filmed, described. To be used in event of nuclear attack. [CARTER - believes preparedness will obviate need for use of plane.] Plane lands at Warner-Robbins AFB, Georgia. Scenes in Plains shown. Tourist traps noted. Carter's early return to Plains remarked.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) "Doomsday" plane described.

(Andrews AFB, MD) Report details plane and intended use. Nuclear war considered. [US Marine Lieutenant Colonel George CATES - shows rest areas on plane.] United States Air Force awaits Congress okay of yet more sophisticated version of plane.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike;
Pierpoint, Robert

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