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Where They Stand / Candidates On The Issues #198117

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1968
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(Studio) 5th report on candidates and issues. What would you do to slow cost of living rise?
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No Locations Given) All George Wallace remarks filmed on October 16, 1968. [WALLACE - says cut out unnecessary federal spending and put some welfare money into public works project to provide jobs.] Hubert Humphrey remark filmed October 20, 1968. [HUMPHREY - says will meet with labor, management and finance repr. to talk about voluntary program of wage price stability. To call national conference for that purpose. Have escalator clause in social security plan.] September 30, 1968, paid political advertisement shown. [NIXON - says should stop rise in cost of living for social security recipients and stop reduced capital in their pensions. Automatic social security increase should be incld. when cost of living up. Benefits should be increased when can afford to do more.] Would you drop 10% tax surcharge set to expire in June? Humphrey remark filmed October 9, 1968. [HUMPHREY - says tax anti-inflationary force. Congress must reenact it. Won't ask for it to be put on again unless inflationary pressure out of control and war continuing] September 4, 1968, paid political advertisement shown. [NIXON - says tax should be ended when war is. Tax level should be reduced.] [WALLACE - hopes surcharge can be dropped. Like to remove tax-exemption feature on tax-exempt foundations.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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