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Carter / Consumer Agency #48931

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter tells consumer group representatives that business is lobbying against proposed consumer protection agency and asks them to lobby for it.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) There were votes in Congress last year for agency and Gerald Ford opposed it; now Carter favors it and congress support has slipped. [CARTER - cites support of plan and lobbying efforts against it.] Most of opposition is led by organization business groups. [US Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Richard LESHER - notes mail received opposing agency.] House vote expected in August
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:50

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