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Commentary (Deficit) #293612

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 31, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Commentary concerns rising federal budget deficit [January 25, REAGAN - calls for decrd. deficit.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - sees deficit as dangerous.] [Congress Budget Ofc. spokesperson Rudolph PENNER - is mystified by size of problem; fears long-term implications.] Role of election year pols. in dealing with deficit considered. [Senator Robert DOLE - blames lack of leadership and unwillingness to compromise for situation.] [January 25, REAGAN - calls for down payment.] [Alice RIVLIN, John GLENN, Walter MONDALE, Jesse JACKSON, DOLE - agree with need for immediate solution.]
REPORTER: Bill Moyers

Moyers, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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