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Wage-Price Freeze #16735

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 1971
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(Studio) Treasury Secretary John B. Connally says wage freeze applies to military pay raises; Texas Governor Preston E. Smith to go ahead with pay raises for state employees.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Texas) [SMITH - announces challenge of President Nixon's order to freeze wages; says major question whether Nixon has authority to overrule Texas laws; accepts responsibility for action.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) President Nixon addresses Veterans of Foreign Wars in Dallas, Texas, tonight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Idaho Falls, ID) [NIXON - says trying to build generation of peace, new prosperity.] Nixon shown conversing with people at Grand Tetons National Park, Wyoming.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Prices continue to drop on Tokyo, Japan, stock exchange; Japan government denies revaluing yen; European Common Mkt. members meeting to workout solution to monetary situation; Nixon-admin. refuses Canada's attempt to obtain exemption from 10% surcharge.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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