NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 14, 1976
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(Studio) (Interview with Blumenthal.) Anchor asks how important reassuring bus. is to administration [BLUMENTHAL - says feeling of security with regard to administration is important.] Anchor asks if it's important at moment to reassure busmen. [BLUMENTHAL - says yes; cites reasons.] Anchor notes Blumenthal's proposals in business with regard to codes of ethics and responsibility; asks if Blumenthal can get into that as Treasury Secretary [BLUMENTHAL - says doesn't think it's job for Treasury Secretary Says he thinks major of busmen. and corps. as ethical as rest of Americans] Anchor asks what Blumenthal, with Princeton econ. Ph. D., brings to job. [BLUMENTHAL - cites experience.] Anchor asks if free enterprise system is really that now. [BLUMENTHAL - says US system freer than any other in world but isn't absolutely free.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor