× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Governors' Conference #47476

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) President Carter's former job as governor of Georgia noted; today he sees what it's like to have shoe on other foot.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) At national govs.' conference meeting in Washington, DC topics of discussion include Medicaid and energy. On latter topic, both energy chief James Schlesinger and Interior Secretary Cecil Andrus find selves involved in environmentalist versus producers argument. [LA Governor Edwin EDWARDS - asks if either of 2 has commitment or desire to say to environmentalists it's time nation began production of coal, oil and gas.] [ANDRUS - says some would like to go ahead with extraction of all mineral in United States regardless of damage; says this won't happen.] [OR Governor Robert STRAUB - says product-oriented people shouldn't think, because of shortages, all that environmentalists have worked for so many years to build up will be trampled on. Says both groups have extremists.] [EDWARDS - says give Straub Bonneville public power complex and self oil and gas.] In afternoon govs. meet with Carter. Conf. chairperson, Florida Governor Reubin Askew, says having former governor as President should help states.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Reporter(s):
Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.