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Carter Press Conference #56143

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 1979
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(Studio) Report on President Carter's afternoon press conference
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Carter's remarks about Iran and positions of Shah, Bakhtiar and Khomeini noted. [CARTER - comments on Iran.] President's statements about any USSR interference in Iran and possible USSR -Vietnam interference in Thailand, as Vietnam is now in Cambodia, reported Other topics of discussion said to include 1980 budget and constitutional amendment requiring balance budget, new surgeon general's report on smoking, tobacco industry and invitation to Richard Nixon to attend state dinner for China (PR) vice premier Teng Hsiao-ping. [CARTER - comments on constitutional convention for budget amendment and on Nixon invitation.] President's admission of bet with mother, Miss Lillian, on Super Bowl game between Pittsburgh and Dallas stated.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank

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