NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's proposed civil service reforms noted His upcoming mtg. with federal employees in Washington, DC suburb mentioned.
REPORTER: John Hart
(DC) Description given of civil service. Carter's view of it examined. [CARTER - says cabinet complains about meeting problems with department employees.] President's campaign on government reform mentioned, along with effect of Prop. 13 in California on government Admin. bill introduced earlier in year in Congress outlined. [Representative Morris UDALL - describes bill and what Carter wants from it.] Objections to bill noted. Interview with Carter shown. [CARTER - responds to objections to civil service reform, particularly Vietnam vet preference over World War II and Korean war vets. Discusses prospect of dismissals under new regulations.]
REPORTER: John Dancy
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