NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 04, 1968
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(Studio) Report from Richard Nixon hdq. follows.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(NYC) Nixon chooses Paul McCracken to head Counsel of Economic Advisors. [NIXON - considers economic stand of McCracken.] [MCCRACKEN - comments with regard to United States economy.] President confers with Wilbur Mills, chairperson House Ways and Means Committee Mills speaks to National Association Mfgrs. Did not speak so bluntly as expected with regard to Nixon stand on tax credits to industry for remedial action re: social problems. [MILLS - questions wisdom of tax credits. Nixon attitude considered.] Mills said opposed to tax credits and Nixon position with regard to states' rights in spending federal money.
REPORTER: No reporter given