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Carter / UAW Speech / Television Questions / Farm Tour #252045

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter speaks to UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) convention in California, then answers voters' questions on television and later tours drought-stricken citrus farm.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Carter speech to UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) with regard to economy, with pledges to continue attempt for balanced budget and promise to stimulate economy if it begins to slump. [CARTER - will propose stimulus measures if economy falters in years ahead. Also notes commitment to national health insurance] Carter then goes to KMXT-TV to take questions from public. [ANNOUNCER - intros. President] 1 questioner believed Carter had endorsed abortion because he wrote introduction to family planning book. President says he doesn't endorse abortion. [CARTER - says conception often mistake, so needs to be prevented.] Carter tours drought-stricken farm near Fresno, then returns to White House since Vice President Mondale not in US.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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