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Balanced Budget Amendment #262495

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to possible Constitutional Convention for amendment requiring balance federal budget.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Several legislatures shown debating issue. [ME state senate Chas. PRAY - speaks against conv.] [ME state senate Robert LOVELL - speaks for conv.] History of issue and details of problems involved in formation of convention given. [National Taxpayers Union spokesperson George SNYDER - thinks congress will finally write its own amendment.] [Senator Birch BAYH - speaks of possible credentials fights.] [Yale Prof. Charles BLACK - discounts idea of single issue conv.] [Representative Don T. EDWARDS calls proposal revolutionary.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Dean, Morton;
Morton, Bruce

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