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Reagan / Economy Emergency / Cabinet #268356

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 18, 1980
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(Studio) Considering bad economy shape of nation, Ronald Reagan said planning to declare economy emergency.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Edwin Meese quoted with regard to planned declaration. [MEESE - says nothing extra-legal about Plan; not bank closings.] Govt. hiring freeze, and borrowing and spending controls said planned. Re: cabinet, Meese said indicating women and blacks would be incld. Jeane Kirkpatrick said likely as United Nations ambassador Secretary Educ. said likely a black, possibly Thomas Sowell. No further appts. expected before Monday
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:01:50

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