NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 1969
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(Studio) President Johnson sends budget to Congress with $12 billion increase over last yr's budget. Asks that surtax continue along with other taxes and increase price of postage. Costs of Vietnam to drop, but defense spending to increase Nixon could change budget; Johnson implies he couldn't. Last budget differs from 1st one in military and welfare spending. Humorous remarks from Johnson.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) [JOHNSON - difficult to pay for wars; Congress only passed tax bills after Johnson dropped out of Presidential race. Deficit to turn to surplus.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
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