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Economy / Campaign `80 / Carter Plan #512228

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 28, 1980
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(Studio) Specifics of president Carter's new economy plan given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Carter's economy proposals discussed; details outlined on screen. Indiv. cases outlined as examples. of plan's impact; Ronald Reagan mentioned. political aspect of plan in terms of those social strata it benefits noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Bus. side of President's plan outlined; importance of industry states to this year's president election noted. Details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Plan's bearing on steel, auto inds. outlined; "supply side" econs. discussed. [Economist Arthur LAFFER - comments.) Carter's business proposals outlined on screen; criticism of plan reported [US Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Richard RAHN - comments.] Pol. aspect of program cited.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

(Studio) Reagan recalled mentioning Flint, Michigan, in his criticism of Carter's plan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Flint, Michigan) Reaction here to President's economy proposals examined; General Motors' situation and unemployment rate noted. [Mayor James RUTHERFORD - comments.) [Fred HINES, Bob BREASE, Dave BARTLETT - criticize plan.) Apparent lack of impact of plan on auto sales mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

Chancellor, John;
Jensen, Mike;
Levine, Irving R.;
O'Neil, Roger

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