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Ford / Economy Proposals #231748

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 08, 1974
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(Studio) President Ford delivers economy proposals to Congress and nation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [FORD - says Americans must whip inflation now.] President proposes tax hike for middle and upper income tax brackets. [FORD - realizes tax proposal 4 wks. before congress election is politically unwise. Refuses to play politics with American `-s future.] Tax proposals and spending explained. Other proposals involve hsing., capital, unemployment, food, energy; details given. [FORD - points out his WIN button; signifies whip inflation now. Urges all Americans to get behind WIN plan.] No major surprises come from speech.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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