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Reagan / Tax Reform #305991

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1985
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REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Independence, Missouri) President Reagan reported launching tax reform offensive in Independence, Missouri; scenes shown. [REAGAN - encourages reform supporters.] [Senator Arlen SPECTER - notes trade issue is priority over tax reform.] Missouri Republican Senator and Representatives said absent from President's appearance due to his lack of support for shoe industry; details given. Other issues competing for attention noted. [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - notes President's concern over spending.] [Senator Rudy BOSCHWITZ - cites Senator Republicans' feeling of abandonment by Reagan.] White House said primarily concerned with President's image for upcoming summit with Mikhail Gorbachev.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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