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Budget Battle #301931

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 02, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) President Reagan's proposed budget, sent to Congress today, examined; programs targeted for cuts, increases or elimination listed on screen, discussed. [On radio, voice of REAGAN - blames special ints. growth for budget problems; defs. proposed increase in military spending.] [Senator John HEINZ - doesn't believe budget will pass unless defense is include among cuts.] Contd. lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill by OMB director David Stockman mentioned.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

(DC) President's suggested 1986 defense budget examined; amts. designated for Star Wars, B-1, MX missile projects listed on screen. [Representative Norman DICKS - cites need to cut defense as well as other programs.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Adams, Jacqueline;
Pappas, Ike;
Schieffer, Bob

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