NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Tax revolt effect on mayors conference in Atlanta reported Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson's statements quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Atlanta, Georgia) Details given of mayors' discussion of Prop. 13 issue in California and taxpayers' revolt. [Milwaukee Mayor Henry MAIER - disrespects, but pities, Californians who decided to wreck places where they live, out of own frustration.] [Detroit Mayor Coleman YOUNG - says that in order to provide services, mayors must go somewhere or cities will perish, if tax base is cut.] Conf. plans to ask federal assistance noted. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says cuts must be made in order to restore public confidence in government] President Carter's refusal of mayors' invitation to speak mentioned; Vice President Mondale's speech to group on Tuesdaynoted.
REPORTER: Bob Dotson
(Studio) White House concerns that budget-cutting fever may cause Congress to cut for. aid funds reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Admin. announcement that House committee 's cuts in foreign aid are at minimum United States can take and still meet world-wide obligations to poor stated; concerns about other potential cuts from Congress, in wake of Prop. 13 in California, noted. [Agency for International Dvt. director John GILLIGAN - thinks Prop. 13 has become part of American political folklore and is being applied to all spending on all government levels.] Admin. problems with Congress in foreign aid bill, due to President Carter's pressure on congmen. for domestic spending cuts and request not to cut foreign aid spending, outlined.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.