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Carter Day / Lance #254150

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 15, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter meets Lance at 6:30 a.m. Then goes about busy day.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) White House declines official comment with regard to Lance. Busy day noted. French prime minister Raymond Barre comes to White House Lance lunches at White House Carter proclaims National Hispanic Wk. in afternoon. Meets recording co. execs. Then former Japan prime minister Nobusuke Kishi welcomed to Oval Office. Mrs. Carter keeps busy schedule. At Press Club, [Rosalynn CARTER - thinks Bert is great person; believes he would not knowingly do wrong.] President Carter talks by telephone with radio and television news execs. meeting in San Francisco, California. [CARTER - is supportive of Lance. Believes his (Carter) decision will be satisfactory to American people.] Jody Powell advises statement not be taken as indicative one way or another. Reporter notes this as first time Carter has indicated decision to be made after hearing.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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