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Economy / Possible Tax Incr. #230336

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1973
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(Studio) Possible tax increase to fight inflation under President' consideration.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) President considers 2 tax plans; both outlined. [President cnsl. Melvin LAIRD - explains individual tax increase plan. Money to be returned to taxpayer after economy stabilizes.] [Joint economy committee Representative Henry REUSS - believes average taxpayer to get blunt end of economy problems with proposed tax increase] [Senator Fin. Committee chairperson Senator Russell LONG - believes spending cuts in government would achieve same goal as tax increase]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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