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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's request of labor leaders to hold down wage demands and AFL-CIO president George Meany's objection to it reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details of meeting, attended by Carter, Meany and administration anti-inflation adviser Robert Strauss, given. Meany's refusal to hold unions to restricted wage increases noted. [MEANY - says labor supports Carter's anti-inflation program, though parts of program are subject to disagreement. Says labor won't accept fixed control of wages.] Meany's remarks to President that labor will lower wage demands if business lowers prices reported.
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) Jody Powell's reply to question with regard to Carter reaction to Meany position quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Herman, George;
Mudd, Roger

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