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Carter / Appointments / Mayors #486592

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter names 2 new cabinet mbrs., Bendix Corporation president West Michael Blumenthal as Treasury Secretary and Washington Representative Brock Adams as Trans. Secretary Adams has been chairperson of House Budget Committee and was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Also in Atlanta today are mayors of some large cities who make proposals to Carter with regard to money for urban development and unemployment.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) [CARTER - comments on New York City problems.] Carter tells mayors jobs program will get early emphasis but makes no commitment on specific program. He'll meet later with New York City Mayor Abraham Beame and New York Governor Hugh Carey with regard to NYC. Mayor's concern is that tax cut rather than jobs will be chosen as major stimulus for economy [Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Kenneth GIBSON - notes some recommendations made to Carter.] Mtg. is designed to reach out to mayors as Carter has done to business and Congress to get time to decide on economy program before campaign promises claimed.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob

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