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National Economy / Patman-Martin Dispute #4011

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 26, 1969
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(Studio) Chairperson Joint Econ. Committee Wright Patman criticizes Chairperson Federal Reserve Bd., William Martin. Patman calls Martin most costly public official in world's history.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Patman always blames Martin for anything wrong with nation's economy Patman accuses Martin of doubling cost of financing national debt by letting interest rates soar. [PATMAN - says Martin most costly public official in world. Bd. should have been working in public interest.] [MARTIN - thinks disinflate without inflating.] [PATMAN - says country going to have depression if high interest rates continue.]

Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank

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