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Wage-Price Freeze #219581

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 06, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon makes radio speech; expresses gratitude for surge of ntl. confidence in new economic policy; Senator Edmund Muskie begins 4 mos., 32 states political campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [MUSKIE - says average income Americans carrying burden of new policy, while benefits reaped by those well off; consumer tax credit should be developed; tax cuts speeded up.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(Studio) Senator George S. McGovern criticizes Nixon's economic policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chippewa Lake, Ohio) Only 300 view McGovern speech at UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) fair. [McGOVERN - says President Nixon has incrd. unemployment by 2 1/2 million people.] Calls for immediate Vietnam war end, excess profits tax, tax cuts for middle income families.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey accuses President Nixon of giving big business windfall through new economic policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill;
Pappas, Ike

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