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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Jackson #487907

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 16, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter calls for national health program. Says program to be funded by taxes and employee and employer payroll taxes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Carter speaks to black medical students. [CARTER - describes details of health insurance plan.] Some in audience criticize Carter for not being specific. [CARTER - says fees for doctors and hospital services would be prearranged.] Carter says government would set fees.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Carter accuses all Democratic candidates of coordinating to keep him from getting nomination. Says some labor orgs. support Senator Henry Jackson just to defeat Carter. Labor support vital to Jackson in Pennsylvania primary.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Jackson tries to solidify his labor support. Most union leaders prefer Senator Hubert H. Humphrey and admit they're trying to slow Carter down. [JACKSON - says doesn't want Pennsylvania jobs moved down South because of right-to-work laws. He's only candidate to vote against law.] Jackson says southern standard of living lower due to right to work laws.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don;
Woodruff, Judy

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