NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 21, 1976
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(Studio) Some labor leaders express disappointment in learning Marshall was 1st choice for Labor Secretary all along.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) At news conf., Carter acknowledges AFL-CIO president George Meany's support of Dunlop for Labor Secretary, but denies Marshall is compromise choice. [CARTER - says Marshall was his choice from time he 1st got to know Marshall.] Meany had also pushed James Schlesinger for defense post. Sources say relations between Carter and labor could deteriorate if more money not proposed for public works jobs in 1977. Lance has said $3 billion is all that can be usefully spent; labor says $24 billion.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
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