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Carter / Economy Plan #248661

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 27, 1977
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(Studio) Carter spokesperson says tax rebates could be mailed in about 3 mos. if Congress moves quickly on economy plan; key economy advisers say too much tampering could ruin it.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of plan, as given to House Budget Committee mbrs., noted. Republicans' objections to package noted. [New York Representative Barber CONABLE - says package may give away flexibility to deal with other problems.] [OMB director Bert LANCE - says they haven't given everything away.] Democrat Robert Leggett, interested in larger package, asks economy adviser Charles Schultze if he'd recommend veto of more. [SCHULTZE - says probability of recommendation would grow with size of addition, but wouldn't make it for small amts.] Schultze's projections for unemployment decrease noted.
REPORTER: George Herman

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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