CBS NEWS SPECIAL: ASK PRESIDENT CARTER (RADIO)

Summary

A nationwide phone-in of citizens speaking with President Jimmy Carter is broadcast live from the Oval Office in Washington, D.C. Walter Cronkite introduces the program, and questioning starts. During the first hour, the following topics are discussed: Cuba-U.S. relations, income tax, unemployment programs and the Humphrey-Hawkins Bill, the Equal Rights Amendment, price increases on farm commodities, the pardon of Draft Resisters, the Medicaid program and new drugs for cancer treatment.

During the second hour, the following topics are discussed: guaranteed loans for home construction, the Consumer Protection Agency, foreign aid policies, the volunteer Army, U.S.-Uganda relations, equal opportunity laws, Vietnamese reconstruction, pay increases for Congressmen, drug abuse, the Panama Canal Treaty, Civil Service Employment, and Concorde Aircraft.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: March 5, 1977 Saturday 2:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R77:0083
  • GENRE: Radio - News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Military Service, Compulsory - Resistance
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - Radio, 1977
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Walter Cronkite … Anchor
    • Jimmy Carter … Speaker