CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1977
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(Studio) Newly formed group seeking to raise minimum wage holds 1st meeting in DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Group consists of leaders of other groups; wants minimum wage tied to cost of living. [AFL-CIO president George MEANY - says if president can't do better, then Congress must.] [Mavis STOTLER - says her rent went up February 1, but wages didn't.] Details with regard to minimum wage controversy noted; coalition leaders to meet with Carter next week
REPORTER: Lee Thornton
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