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Clinton / Economic Plan / Congress Speech / Rockford, Illinois #146039

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 17, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Background to speech to Congress tonight by President Clinton about his economic plan featured. [CLINTON - comments.] [Republican Representative Dick ARMEY, Treasury Secretary Lloyd BENTSEN, Democratic Senator George MITCHELL - talk about Clinton's plan.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) What Clinton is likely to propose tonight about reducing the deficit through various taxes, reducing spending plus an economic stimulus program outlined.

(Washington: Bill Greenwood) Clinton's plan for a pay freeze for almost all federal government workers featured. [Three WORKERS, federal workers' representative John STURDIVANT, Representative Steny HOYER - react to the news.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Clinton's approach of taking his program to the country noted.

(Rockford, Illinois: Bob Jamieson) Reception in Rockford, Illinois, to Clinton's call for sacrifice featured; scenes shown. [In restaurants and malls, ten PEOPLE - comment on the economy and sacrifice.]

Greenwood, Bill;
Hume, Brit;
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter

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