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Budget Deal / Tax Breaks and Cuts / Down-Sides #376799

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Schlesinger) The tax breaks and cuts in the federal budget legislation outlined; details given of who the winners and losers will be.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) The euphoria over the balanced budget and the failure of the politicians to deal with the badly needed reform of the two sacred cows Medicare and Social Security examined; details given of the final Senate and House Medicare plans. [Balanced budget advocate Martha PHILLIPS, House Speaker Newt GINGRICH - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) The downside of the budget bill featured; scenes shown of each side celebrating victory. [President CLINTON, GINGRICH, majority Leader Senator Trent LOTT - praise themselves over the bill.] The 12 billion dollars that will provide health care to immigrants outlined.

Engberg, Eric;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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