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Democratic Convention / Wallace / Platform / Carter Economy #44369

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1976
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(Studio) Democrats believed to be more emotional than Republicans
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Scenes shown from last night's Democratic Convention [Technical difficulty interferes.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Report to come later. Alabama Governor George Wallace delivers most of speech before his lapel microphone is turned on.

(NYC) [WALLACE - says he asked his supporters to vote for Carter. Says he rose up in pols. at time when civil rights battles were being waged.] Wallace speaks to convention [WALLACE - says people want bureaucracy off their backs and out of their pocketbooks.] [WALLACE - says there may be another time when he'll be required to run for President]
REPORTER: David Snell

(Studio) Platform okayed last night. Call for repealing Hatch Act was approved. Major planks on abortion, welfare reform, government integrity, national health insurance, unemployment and tax reform passed. Report on Carter's economy philosophy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Convention Floor) Carter wants to bring down the unemployment rate. When rate gets to 4%, he wants authority to control wages and prices. Says he'll make all government agencies justify their budgets and he'll reorg. bureaucracy. He'll probably be big spender. Carter is for helping business provide jobs but also favors breaking up giant oil corps. He wants to eliminate tax deductions and lower tax rate for most people and let upper-income tax payers pay more taxes.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Reporter(s):
Cordtz, Dan;
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:05:00

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