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Reagan / Budget Cuts and Additions #275761

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 04, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Areas affected by President Reagan's proposed budget cuts examined; details outlined on screen, discussed. Further areas OMB director David Stockman proposes be cut listed.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Reaction to proposed budget cuts by Ralph Abernathy and Representative Barbara Mikulski noted. [ABERNATHY, MIKULSKI - comment.] Reagan's address to the nation on the economy said scheduled for tomorrow night. House Armed Services Committee noted considering budget additions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Joint chiefs of staff head General David Jones reported calling for defense spending increase [Representative Kenneth KRAMER, JONES - discuss Jones' proposal.] Status of Navy, United States Air Force, Army, Marine readiness outlined. [JONES - comments.] Joint chiefs said indicating their confidence in Reagan admin.'s providing additional funds.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike;
Stahl, Lesley

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