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Carter's Day / Capitol Hill #40934

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1976
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(Studio) Carter's day spent on Capitol Hill. Mood of Congress reported on.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Carter's campaign promises to Senator, For. Relations Committee, Republicans outlined. [CARTER - plans to consult with Congress with unprecedented zeal.] [Senator Clifford CASE - welcomes Carter and assures him of effort to cooperate.] Carter gives each group he meets his own private phone number as well as that of Vice President-elect Walter Mondale.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Capitol Hill) Older congress members and many Republicans view Carter's honeymoon with Congress skeptically; details given. [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - thinks days of confrontation between executive and legislature branches of government over.] Many Democrats in Congress express nervousness over Carter.

(Studio) Carter won't decide on tax cut till economy statistics on final quarter of this year are in. President-elect hopes to cut unemployment by 1 1/2% and return economy growth rate to 6% by end of 1st year in office.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Clark, Bob;
Compton, Ann;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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