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Government Shutdown #294151

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1984
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(Studio) Closing of federal offices due to Congress's failure to pass catchall spending bill reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [WORKERS - react to being sent home.] [Senators Howard METZENBAUM, Dan. MOYNIHAN - consider it legislature by exhaustion.] [President REAGAN - blames Democratic party for situation.] [Senator William PROXMIRE - blames Republican party] Senator failure to reach compromise and criticism of Senator procedure allowing such situations discussed. [Senator Lawton CHILES - explains.] Current status of legislature outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne Artist: Don Juhlin

Rather, Dan;
Schakne, Robert

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