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Congress / Draft / Budget #271055

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 12, 1980
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(Studio) Senator approval of draft registration proposal and House passage of 1981 federal budget announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Draft registration process and penalty for failure to register outlined on screen. [Senator Sam NUNN - denies move to peacetime draft.] Senator Mark Hatfield's opposition to registration discussed. [HATFIELD - notes message sent to USSR by controversy.] Anti-registration protest at Capitol reported, shown. [Committee Against Registration and the Draft spokesperson Barry LYNN - outlines groups future strategy.] Possible legal delays in implementation of registration due to planned court challenge by ACLU based on plan's exclusion of women noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones, Artist: Arthur Lien

(Studio) Probability of not achieving balance budget as passed by House today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) House television tape shown; final vote mentioned. Specifics of budget outlined on screen. [Representatives Robert GIAIMO, James WRIGHT, REPRESENTATIVES. - debate issue.] Senator said expected to approve budget resolution tonight.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones,, Phil;
McLaughlin, Marya

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