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Carter / Document Secrecy / Vacation #54498

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 29, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's executive order aimed at curbing use of secrecy in classifying documents reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Details of executive order given. [Former National Security Council mbr. Morton HALPERIN - discusses meaning of new order.] Response of Depts. of Agriculture, Labor and Department of Health, Education and Welfare to order reported Uncertainty about effect of order on such cases as that of Dan. Ellsberg's leak of Pentagon Papers to "New York Times", noted; films shown. Other reactions to order described.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Virginia Beach, Virginia) Report on Carter family's boat outing with criminal attorney Peter Decker on his boat, Gannet. Interior Secretary Cecil Andrus' arrangement of boat outing noted. President Carter' s reputation in Georgia as fisherman mentioned. Carters' upcoming vacation mentioned.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Gregory, Bettina

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