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Carter / Steel Price Incr. / Economy #486434

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 30, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter has said he's concerned with regard to steel price hike; today pres. of Jones and Laughlin Steel Company offers to take delegation of steelmakers to Plains, Georgia, to talk to Carter.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Plains, Georgia) Carter press secretary Jody Powell says Carter is already recing. arguments for and against price hikes and that staff is investigating effect of increases [POWELL - says Carter can do no more than express concern until he's in office.] Price increase would hurt economy, topic which will be discussed Wednesday in meeting with 16 economy experts. Carter expected to fill some economy posts from group which include Walter Heller and Arthur Okun. Carter expected to name Atlanta banker Bert Lance as Treasury Secretary or Budget Director later in week
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Brinkley, David;
Jamieson, Bob

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