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Defense Spending Bill / Carter Veto / House Vote #500899

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1978
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(Studio) House vote to sustain President Carter's veto of defense spending bill noted; Carter's opposition to nuclear aircraft carrier funds in bill reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Details given about House debate and vote; audio tape played. [Representative Richard ICHORD - says defense spending for last several years has been started, stopped and delayed.] [Representative Ron DELLUMS - calls for savings of people's money by eliminating funds.] [Representative Bill CHAPPELL - says Sovs. probably wanted no vote on issue.] [Vice President Walter MONDALE - states administration pleasure with House action.]
REPORTER: Ford Rowan Artist: Betty Wells

(DC) Congress leaders' assessment of Carter's negotiating position with Congress on other issues in light of victory on defense budget veto examined. Upcoming issues include energy plan, tax cut, civil service reform and water projects. Outlooks for each issue reported.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Problems for Carter with natural gas pricing bill noted, include those in Senate today.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford;
Wallace, Chris

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