ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 22, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.
(DC: Sam Donaldson) Signing of new budget reported [President REAGAN - indicates budget papers on desk.] Details of budget, include aid for Nicaraguan Contras, outlined on screen; broadcast fairness doctrine said not incl. [REAGAN - complains about budget process.]
(DC: Ann Compton) Tenets of budget bill reported; details given of tax increases, Medicare, farm subsidies, defense spending, Contra aid, airlines smoking ban and other aspects of final bill. [Representative Silvio CONTE - reads poem describing budget legislature]
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