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Carter / Press Conference #486140

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter holds press conference in Plains, Georgia, today; says he might stimulate economy by tax rebates or government spending, hoping to put people to work. Carter also says unemployment rate expected to stay at 5-7% in 1st years of administration so stimulation of economy can occur without higher inflation.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Plains, Georgia) Carter describes process by which he'll select staff mbrs., announces Jody Powell will be press secretary Most of questions re: inflation and unemployment, but Carter has no specifics on tax cuts or tax rebate. [CARTER - says decisions with regard to taxes must be made in future.] Carter says he'll meet next week with Federal Reserve Chairperson Arthur Burns; says he'll try to work with Burns. Carter comments on foreign affairs noted. He'll be briefed Friday by CIA Director George Bush and meet next week with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

Berger, Marilyn;
Brinkley, David

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