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Carter / Economy Program / Retail Sales #46032

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 1977
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(Studio) Before making final recommendations on economy, Jimmy Carter wants to see how well retail sales did in December, 1976. Retail sales figures noted. Sears and Roebuck's sales cited.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Plains, Georgia) [Vice President Walter MONDALE - gives idea of what Carter's economy program will include Doesn't want to increase inflation.] Incoming Budget Director Bert Lance's comment on program cited. No comment from Carter. [President-elect Jimmy CARTER - is considering a permanent tax cut and some kind of temporary tax stimulus. Nothing definitely decided yet.] Further discussion at meeting tomorrow.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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