NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 05, 1976
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(Studio) Carter seeking Vice Presidential candidate. Aspects of job noted. Carter talks with Edmund Muskie.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Plains, Georgia) Muskie surprised to be asked to talk with Carter. Muskie arrives with wife. Talk with Carter covered relations between Congress and President; budget techniques; relations between President and Vice President Carter and Muskie noncommittal after talk. [CARTER - says it was understood neither he nor Muskie under any obligation.] [MUSKIE - says he will make no decision until Carter has made one.] Muskie arrived with doubts about Vice President role in Carter administration; left feeling Carter seeking active Vice President
REPORTER: Don Oliver