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Economy #260443

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 11, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's statements with regard to economy during address at labor conv. noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Diego, California) Carter said not reiterating strong endorsement of Fed. reserve Bd.'s actions at speech to AFL-CIO building and trade unions conv. [CARTER - addresses conv.] Anti-labor legislature issue discussed. [CARTER - comments on media coverage of Pope John Paul II's visit.] Media attack said not likely to become campaign theme, according to President's aides.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Trade deficit for past 39 mos. noted; record United States exports for August reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Danville, Virginia) Textile company's incrd. exports and relationship to economy examined. [Dan River, Incorporated pres David JOHNSTON, Junior - comments.] Areas of incrd. exports listed on screen; boon to textile workers, contrary to pattern in past years, outlined. [PEOPLE - comment.] Offset to United States in relationship foreign oil exports, especially with regard to denim exports noted.

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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