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Carter / Tax Reform Plan / Popularity Poll #46087

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's tax reform plan almost ready.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) President returns from wkend. at Camp David for series of mtgs. on taxes. Details of tax reform proposal listed.
REPORTER:Bob Zelnick

(Studio) Latest Lou Harris poll shows that, for 1st time since taking office, less than half people give President positive rating.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Details of poll and contrasts to earlier poll listed. Harris says reason is that more and more people think Carter fails to show leadership on issues like unemployment, energy, Bert Lance affair and Canal treaty. [HARRIS - cites reasons people change minds with regard to Carter.] Effects of drop in favorable ratings noted.
REPORTER: James Walker

Smith, Howard K.;
Walker, James;
Zelnick, Bob

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