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ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 1976
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(Studio) Jobs may be key issue in election.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Democrats unveil Hawkins-Humphrey plan. Little press coverage accorded it. Calls for creation of 3 million government paid jobs in 4 years Democrats see it as cure-all; Republicans see it as con. disaster. At slightly covered Congress hearing, Secretary Treasury William Simon proposes Republican plan, calling for tax breaks to allow business to expand and create jobs. Democrats object. Econ. noted, with regard to employment, inflation. Humphrey as legislator praised. Effect on election predicted.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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