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Federal Paperwork #251879

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1977
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(Studio) Congress commission to cut down paperwork noted; on taking office, President Carter began similar war, ordering fewer regulations be made and, when made, that they be easily understandable.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) In February 2 fireside chat, Carter says government will cut down regulations. (Film shown.) [CARTER - details changes to be made re: regulations.] Many bureaucrats who write regulations attend regulation-writing class, organized by "Federal Register" newspaper. Importance of paper, printed each wkday. by Govt. Printing Office, noted. Agencies sending out most regulations noted. Secretary Brock Adams among 1st to tell President he couldn't read each regulation and says many can't be cut. [ADAMS - cites reasons he can't cut back in some areas.] Battle against ambiguity, led by attorney James B. Minor. [MINOR - details problem.] Section of IRS (Internal Revenue Service) code cited. [MINOR - reads part of section.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:04:10

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