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Carter / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) / Easter / Economy #48470

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1977
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(Studio) President and Mrs. Carter and Amy fly to Dobbins AFB, Georgia, to spend Easter wkend. with son Jack at Calhoun, Georgia.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Dobbins AFB, Georgia) At Dobbins Carter comments with regard to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiations; believes progress will be made after Vance-Dobrynin talk Thursday and unspecified messages from Leonid Brezhnev. [CARTER - believes American Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) proposal fair, but will consider changes if USSR shows where it feels plan unfair.] Re: Mid. East, Carter comments on Rabin resignation in Israel and role of Palestinians in peace talks. [CARTER - comments on possible link between Jordan and Palestinians.] REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Relative anonymity of plains and Calhoun, Georgia, before Carter's president noted. Calhoun described.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Calhoun, Georgia) Report on Calhoun, Georgia; Carter's only public appearance to be Sunday at 1st Baptist Church. [WOMAN - thinks Carter's trip fine.] [2nd WOMAN - says people will know Calhoun now.] At Smitty's Bar people talk of Calhoun's OMB director Bert Lance; Carter's amnesty plan; and Carter. [3rd WOMAN - is excited about visit.]

(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell says Carter to detail economy plan at news conference next week

O'Brien, Tim;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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