Search the Archive

Public Works Bill #44490

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Senator overrides, 73-24, President Ford's veto of $4 billion bill for public works. 15 Republicans voted for bill.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Democrats led by Senator Edmund Muskie point to 7.5% unemployment rate as proof economy not coming along fine and say more jobs needed. Bill provides for local public works projects and aid to cities, and 300,000 new jobs. [MUSKIE - says election year pols. have a lot to do with bill.] [Senator Howard BAKER - notes why Republicans voted for bill. Not optimistic about sustaining president veto.] House expected to override veto too.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner Artist: Freda Reiter

Ratner, Vic;
Reasoner, Harry

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.