NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon to ask Congress to close loopholes in Federal tax laws. Former Secretary Treasury Joseph West Barr says unless reform begun, could be taxpayers' revolt.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Youngstown, Ohio) School tax levy turned down. Old town; renewal cuts property taxes. College students interview people to discuss tax problems. Schools may be "whipping boys" for all forms taxation.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
(Albany, New York) Governor Nelson Rockefeller tours New York, talking about holding down taxes. [WOMAN - tells of personnel elimination because of school cuts.] Rockefeller speaks in Utica, New York. [ROCKEFELLER - says reconcile demands with tax amts.] People want tax dollars managed better.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
(Caro, Michigan) Reassessment of property could cause smaller farmers to fail. [Esler MIDDLETON - reports property tax up to 1/2 price new car.] Want state taxes, not property taxes, to pay for it. [Victor SCHWAB - says up against wall. Won't pay next year's taxes.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs