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1984 Budget #286714

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(DC) Democrat criticism of President Reagan's 1984 budget due to its burden on the poor examined. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - thinks administration is unfair due to its prejudice towards wealthy.] White House photograph shown; issue of jobs program noted discussed by O'Neill and Reagan. [Senator Pete DOMENICI - wants restraint on defense spending.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - lists programs canceled if further cuts are imposed.] Pol. compromise with Congress said President's current operative strategy.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(DC) President's budget categories and Congress's probable reaction examined; details outlined on screen. [Carter's budget director James McINTYRE - notes difficulty in selecting cuts.] [OMB director David STOCKMAN - notes proposed budget freeze.] Programs scheduled for incrd. spending and projected deficits discussed; details outlined on screen. [McINTYRE - criticizes wish-list budgets.] [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - acknowledges 1984 is election year]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Kurtis, Bill;
Morton, Bruce;
Stahl, Lesley

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