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Carter / First 100 Days #48374

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 1977
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(Studio) 1st 100 days of FDR's administration noted; 100 days has ever since been time to take 1st stock of president activity.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) (Films of inauguration, various appearances, fireside chat, telephone call-in, press confs., etc. shown.) [CARTER - takes oath of office. Talks to government workers. Speaks on human rights in Uganda. Comments on energy crisis and his plan.] Reporter mentions inauguration day walk to White House; not playing of "Hail to the Chief", but "Always", on intro. of President; visit with school children; visits to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Clinton, Massachusetts; call-in program with Walter Cronkite; remarks on human rights, and reactions of Uganda's Idi Amin and of USSR ; unsuccessful Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) trip by Secretary of State Vance to Moscow for talks with Soviet leader Brezhnev; President's mtgs. with Mid. East leaders with regard to peace there; talks with Congress, especially with regard to water projects and tax rebate; energy proposal. [CHILDREN - sing to President] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - quotes President's remark re: Brezhnev.] [Representative Morris UDALL - comments on breakdown in White House - Congress talks.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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