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Ford / Last President Acts / Carter / Moves #490513

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1977
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(Studio) Notes President Ford's order on Vietnam veteran discharges, but no general amnesty for evaders or deserters; his pardon for Iva Toguri D'Aquino, Tokyo Rose; telephone call to Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev; and order to FEC. [5:31:00 network failure.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Plains, Georgia) [President CARTER - says good-bye to DC-bound train.] Notes Carter and family's leavings. [CARTER - says his cabinet is excellent. Feels reassured because thinks people of United States and world wish him success. Feels ready to be President and wants to stay close to people.] Film of airplane trip, arrival and motorcade to Blair House shown.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob

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