NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Henry Jackson considering becoming Democrat President nomination candidate.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Jacksonville, Florida) Jackson determining chances of gaining nomination [Florida Governor Reubin ASKEW - welcomes Jackson.] [JACKSON - says vigorous economy necessary to attend to domestic problems while maintaining prudent defense posture; would call for temporary tax cut, re-imposition of investment credit; propose price-wage guidelines; mistake for Democrats to make decision by listening to loudest voices; believes welfare system should have incentives encouraging people to return to work.] Jackson believed rival of Senator Edmund Muskie for popularity in Florida. [JACKSON - says he and Muskie agree on most domestic issues except FBI; believes FBI should keep track of radical left and right groups.]
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin