Search the Archive

Campaign 1976 / Carter As Georgia Gov. #487765

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 05, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Report on Jimmy Carter as Georgia governor
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Georgia) 10 years ago, Carter called self conservative. While running for gov. in 1970, he said he'd invite George Wallace to speak in Georgia; he never did. January 12, 1971, film shows his inauguration. [CARTER - says time for racial discrimination over.] In 1972, he supported const. amendment to forbid court-ordered busing. His daughter goes to integrated school. He's still against busing but not for amendment against it. He apptd. blacks and women to important government positions. [CARTER - tells of reorging. Georgia government] Many agencies Carter says were abolished only had their powers transferred to another agency. Georgia budget was $1.05 billion in 1971; $1.67 billion in 1975. 34,322 state and workers in 1971; 42,400 in 1975. [Georgia house speaker Tom MURPHY - says reorg. has cost Georgia millions.] Spending incrd. in his administration for health services for poor, child care, mentally ill care, prison rehabilitation, drug treatment and conservation. Many say Carter left governor's office with as many enemies as friends. His relations with legislature and business termed poor. [MURPHY - says Carter tried to run Georgia as sub. commander He had no spirit of compromise.] [Lieutenant Governor Zell MILLER - says Carter can be very stubborn and uncompromising. He gets all the facts before making proposals.] Carter's domineering and humanitarian style noted.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:04:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.