NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 15, 1974
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(Studio) Ford wins compromise with regard to USSR trade and Congress objection to Soviet treatment of Jews who want to leave. Meets with economy advisers.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Former Governor William Scranton and head Michigan accounting firm, William Seidman, new faces at economy meeting Econ. summit meeting discussed. 3 Senators report deadlock broken with regard to USSR favored nation trade status. [Senator Henry JACKSON - says Ford actively involved.] [Senator Abraham RIBICOFF - says sure trade bill can be passed.] Bill permitting Cost of Living Council moves swiftly. Congress decides to revise agriculture appropriations bill rather than let Ford veto it.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
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