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Reagan / Economy Plan #276516

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1981
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(Studio) Incring. opposition in Congress to President Reagan's economy plan reported
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) White House campaign to win congress support for plan examined; speech today of Vice President George Bush noted. [BUSH - thinks President's intentions re: legislature are clear.] Treasury Secretary Don. Regan's address to same group on issue mentioned; details of White House campaign, aimed at conservative Republicans, discussed. [OMB director David STOCKMAN - considers possible Soc. Sec. cuts.] Further aspects of campaign, under director of Lyn Nofziger, outlined. Demonstration protesting admin's plan reported occurring at White House today; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(DC) White House photos of Reagan shown; his apparent condition discussed. [Vice President George BUSH - says President is working.] Reagan's work style recalled; role of aides James Baker, Edwin Meese and Michael Deaver mentioned. [BUSH - thinks it will be some time before President returns to full schedule.] White House staff's sensitivity to Reagan's absence discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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