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Carter / West Trip #258164

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's earlier comments about attys. and addition of physicians to criticism list, during stops in Portland, OR, and Spokane, WA, reported PresidentVs remarks about American Medical Association quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Spokane, WA) Carter's overnight stay in Portland detailed, include anti-nuclear protesters' activity. His comments about Mideast arms sale pkg. and earlier remarks on attys. noted. [CARTER - says attys. and doctors care about clients and patients, but orgs. like bar assns. and American Medical Association care about welfare of mbrs.] Speculation about California Governor Jerry Brown's 1980 pres. election intentions and Carter's reaction to questioning about this outlined. [CARTER - notes Brown's upcoming race for reelec. Is sure both Brown and self will keep own intentions re:1980 presidential campaign secret for while.] President' s appearance in Spokane, WA, to dedicate site for former World's Fair as park described. Pol. aspects of trip to West states stated. Rain during Carter's Sun Day speech in Denver and band's playing of "Theme from Star Wars" in Spokane mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Response of American Bar Association president William Spann to Carter's remarks about attys., incl. reference to services rendered to poor and those to IBM, quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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