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Economy / 1980 Budget / Wage Insurance Plan / December Figs. #260032

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 1979
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(Studio) Concerns of various groups about effects of 1980 budget reported Film shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Urban League spokesperson Vernon Jordan's response to Carter budget noted. [JORDAN - comments.] Statements of speakers at UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) legislature conf. outlined. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - comments.] [Representative Parren MITCHELL - comments.] Indications of political fight if budget cuts into programs for poor and minorities reported.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(Studio) Details given of wage insurance program incld. in budget and sent to Congress by President Carter. Commerce Department figs. for December and 1978 personal income and Federal Reserve figs. for industry product stated. Commerce Department report on contd hsing. construction boom detailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya

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