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Carter / Illinois and West Virginia Trip #498996

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1978
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(Studio) Schedule for Gromyko-Carter meeting outlined. President Carter's travels in US reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) Carter's remarks to Illinois state legislature outlined. [CARTER - states difficulty in dealing with Sovs. over Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), while there is Soviet and Cuban involvement in Africa.] Other remarks by Carter, especially with regard to ERA, noted. Carter's campaign efforts for Democratic candidates during trip detailed; in Illinois, it is gubernatorial candidate Michael Bakalis and in Charleston, West Virginia, it is Senator Jennings Randolph. President's announcement about creation of president commission on coal industry noted. Reasons for Carter's trip examined. Chicagoan Clara Fiedler's song composed and sung for Carter mentioned. [Ms. FIEDLER - sings song.]
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Brinkley, David;
Woodruff, Judy

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