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Carter / Anti-Inflation Speech / House and Tuition Tax Credit #257297

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 11, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's anti-inflation message and following press conference noted. Proposed limit on federal employees' pay raises in October reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of Carter speech and anti-inflation proposals given. [CARTER - says politically attractive spending measures before Congress will escalate in cost in future and he'll resist them with all means he has.] Details of proposals listed, include asking trade negotiator Robert Strauss to also become anti-inflation adviser. [CARTER - asks workers' restraints in acceptance of pay increases, as those of federal workers, and says they have right to expect comparable restraint in price increases Talks of need for sacrifice in order to help situation.] Question asked after speech noted, concerning President's job and intentions with regard to reelec. bid. [CARTER - hasn't addressed question of reelec. bid yet. Cites biggest surprise and disappointment in job, using energy legislature as example Thinks he has growing understanding of Congress] Reaction to Carter's deflection of inquiry with regard to reelec. bid described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) House Ways and Means approval of tuition tax credit bill noted; details of bill given. Upcoming reports outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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