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Carter / Jobs Bill / Baptists / New York City #251981

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1977
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(Studio) president Carter takes step toward campaign promise to create jobs and stimulate economy
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) This is 1st part of economy package to pass. [CARTER - cites unemployment and national growth as 2 big problems when he took office.] Details with regard to 2 bills noted. Carter suggests dropping as many outside consultants to government as possible. Later, Carter meets with group of South Baptists; pulls down Secret Service rope barriers. [CARTER - thinks they overestimated danger of Baptists.] President and family leave for Camp David for wkend.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) New jobs bill gives priority to north industry states with high unemployment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Report on effect of bill on NYC. [New York City construction director John CARROLL - says city's list of projects contains no unnecessary ones. Notes aid to unemployment figs. of AFL-CIO construction industry division.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David;
Pierpoint, Robert

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