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Ford / Economy Proposals #29008

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 07, 1974
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(Studio) President Ford to deliver economy program to Congo tomorrow. Rptdly. Ford to call for 5% income tax surcharge for couples earning over $15,000 and for singles earning 1/2 that. Congress reacts. Senators Mike Mansfield and Hugh Scott comment.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) White House officials closely watch Capitol Hill reaction, although surcharge idea not confirmed. Spokesperson warns President wants proposals to be considered as package deal.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Studio) ABC to carry economy address live at 4 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Bell, Steve;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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