NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1971
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(Studio) Labor leaders to decide Tuesday if they'll serve on phase II pay board White House told them there'd be no government control and told others opposite.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Ldrs., when learned of Cost of Living Council's power over bds., feel they were misled by White House [UAW President Leonard WOODDOCK - doubts labor rep. will serve on board that can be vetoed.] [AFL-CIO President George MEANY - says news reports conflict with briefings by Secys. James G. Hodgson and George P. Shultz; to explore this at meeting] 2 cabinet representatives told Meany administration won't overrule pay board Treasury Secretary John B. Connally says same thing. Meany doesn't trust administration
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine