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Hewitt / Carter Call #251315

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 08, 1977
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(Studio) On Saturday's call-in session with President Carter, California woman, Ruby Hewitt, posed 1 of 4 questions President couldn't answer; today she gets answer.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Bernardino, California) Mrs. Hewitt wanted to know why government retirees get 2 pension increases per year and Social Security recipients only 1. Background of Hewitts of San Bernardino, California, noted. [HEWITT - answers phone.] [CARTER - has answer to question. Explains system which is under investigation as part of look at Social Security. Says questions from public help administration reexamine past actions.] [HEWITT - sends love to Carter family and Miss Lillian.] Reporters ask how she felt on phone. [HEWITT - was more comfortable talking to President than to reporters]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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