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Carter Press Conference / Energy Bill Action In Senate #46310

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 27, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's comments with regard to Social Security bill and administration tax reform plan cited.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Report on Carter's news conf., include remarks on tax reform proposal, energy bill and oil companies and criticism of his president [CARTER - notes decision to delay submission of tax reform proposal to Congress until energy legislature completed, possible necessity to compromise on energy legislature and varying criticism with regard to too much style and not enough substance in administration and vice versa.] General agreement by administration and others that energy legislature must come before Mid. East, USSR and tax reform.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Report on Senator action on energy legislature with regard to issues of conversion to coal and retail tax on oil. Conflict on oil tax between Henry Jackson and Russell Long noted. [JACKSON - cites plans to fight any bill that provides further incentives to oil companies in addition to those already passed.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) President's remarks to reporters, made informally after news conf., re: Christmas in Plains and Billy Carter's new beer, noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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