NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 31, 1980
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(Studio) Criticism of Carter's economy plan noted. Labor's reactions reported
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(DC) Labor leaders said favoring plan. [Lane KIRKLAND - calls it excellent start.] [President UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) Douglas Fraser - calls it big step forward.] Tape from "Meet the Press" and "Face the Nation" shown. Recession end said near. [CARTER - presents plan.] Change in economy situation said likely to make plan obsolete before submission to Congress [Econ. Michael EVANS - predicts obsolescence of plan.) Carter's various plans detailed. [Mar. 14, 1980, CARTER - speaks of balanced budget.] New budget said a deficit one. Possible favorable effect on Carter president bid via economy situation noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine