ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 31, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter travels to Washington, DC and New York City on campaign tour. Recs. welcome in DC from AFL-CIO President George Meany and endorsement of Senator Edward Kennedy; in New York City gets setback.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(NYC) [MEANY - introduces Carter.] Carter speaks to AFL-CIO general board. [CARTER - says it costs too much not to put people back to work.] Carter then confers with execs. of National Conf. of Catholic Bishops, whose president later says Carter's stand on abortion not acceptable. [Archbishop Joseph BERNARDIN - cites Carter's stands on abortion; says they are disappointed he won't support anti-abortion constitutional amendment.] Carter says later, in NYC, those who want amendment should lobby for it. Mtgs. in New York City noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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