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Clinton / Economic Conference / IBM, Stock Market / Gasoline Tax #139025

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 15, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Subjects of the second day of President-elect Bill Clinton's economic conference reviewed.

(Little Rock: Brit Hume) The experts views of the United States economy featured; scenes shown from the Little Rock summit. [Yale University James TOBIN, CLINTON, OMB director Leon PANETTA, Progressive Policy Institute Elaine KAMARCK - offer suggestions about the economy.] The issues of health care costs and bank loans to business noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement of further job cuts by IBM reported. "Stock Market Report". Suggestion by banker Felix Rohatyn that the deficit could be reduced by raising the gasoline tax reported.

(Houston: Bob Jamieson) The issue of the gasoline tax examined; US gasoline prices compared to those in Britain, Japan and Italy. [American Petroleum Institute Michael CANES - opposes gasoline tax.] [Three DRIVERS, TRUCKER - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Clinton's use of television to work in front of the public reviewed. [CLINTON - raises the health care issue.] Findings of ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the public's view of Clinton's handling of the economy outlined.

Hume, Brit;
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter

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