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National Governors' Association Conference #82861

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 27, 1983
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(Studio) National Govs.' Association's recommendations for economic policy outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Current status of Democrat control of state capitols noted; chairperson Governor Scott Matheson and vice-chairperson James Thompson reported urging govs. to take harder stand on limiting defense budget. Details outlined on screen, discussed. [MATHESON - acknowledges historical change for govs.] [THOMPSON - doesn't see move as attack on President Reagan.] 1966 govs.' conference in which Iowa Governor Harold Hughes lobbied for Lyndon Johnson's policy on Vietnam recalled; film shown. [Governor Bruce BABBITT - explains association's effort to remain out of foreign policy sphere.]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

Donaldson, Sam;
Vanocur, Sander

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