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Campaign '92 / The Democrats / Connecticut Primary / Flat Tax Plan #140292

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 25, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from President Bush about yesterday's Connecticut primary quoted.

(Albany: Morton Dean) Campaigning by Jerry Brown the day after his victory in the Connecticut primary featured; scenes shown. [On train, BROWN - calls Governor Bill Clinton a bluffer.] [At AFL-CIO convention in Philadelphia, wearing a union logo jacket, BROWN - attacks Clinton's labor record.] [New York Governor Mario CUOMO - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports that former candidate Senator Tom Harkin may endorse Clinton noted.

(New York: Chris Bury) Campaigning by Clinton the day after his loss in Connecticut featured; scenes shown of him on the Staten Island, NYC, ferry. [Two PEOPLE - talk about the campaign.] [CLINTON - attacks Brown's flat tax idea.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Commentary in "Wall Street Journal" noted calling Brown's tax plan "campaign snake oil."

(New York: Bob Jamieson) Reaction to Brown's flat tax plan featured; details given of plan's tenets. [Two MEN, economist William NISKANEN, Citizens for Tax Justice Robert McINTYRE - offers views on Brown's plan.] Problems found in Citizens for Tax Justice study of Brown's plan outlined on screen. [BROWN - responds to critics.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Anecdote told about Herblock cartoon in "Washington Post" that made fun of Brown's 800 number.

Bury, Chris;
Dean, Morton;
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter

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