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Economy / Carter Anti-Inflation Program #255424

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 1978
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(Studio) Chamber of Commerce agreement with AFL-CIO president George Meany's criticism of President Carter anti-inflation program reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saint Louis, Missouri) Session of regional White House forum on inflation reported; skepticism of audience noted. [Community leader Julianne McMILLER - says nothing in program to attack federal government inefficiency.] [Council of Econ. Advisers chairperson Charles SCHULTZE - says can only guarantee that program will fail without cooperation.] Carter's statement to forum via telephone reported [CARTER - says needs support of business and labor leaders] [President adviser Robert STRAUSS - says is tired of cynics finding something wrong with every program.] Schultze's rebuttal of Meany's call for mandatory controls stated.

Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob

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