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Carter / Labor and Commerce Depts. #47582

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 09, 1977
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(Studio) Carter ran against Ford and Washington, DC bureaucracy in campaign; today meets with some of bureaucracy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 1st stop is Labor Department [CARTER - remarks on own jobless state 3 or 4 mos. ago. Asks group to remember federal employees no better than unemployed person in Dallas, Texas, they serve.] Is met at Commerce Department by Secretary Juanita Kreps; assures government employees they need not fear government reorg. plans. [CARTER - says no jobs or usefulness to be threatened by reorg.] Carter knows unless workers cooperate, 1980 opponent will campaign against Washington, DC bureaucracy.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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