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Surtax / Committee Passes #446502

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Finance Committee votes to give Nixon 10% surtax for this year and 5% for 1st 1/2 of 1970. No tax reform in sight.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Committee overrules Chairperson Russell Long who wanted hearing to be extended to pick up a few tax reforms. [LONG - says did best he could to prevent impasse. Not successful.] [Senator John WILLIAMS - says feels Senator will act in proper manner. Hope for passage before August 13 recess.] Tax reforms will have to be worked out on Senate floor.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Kiker, Douglas
Duration:
00:02:10

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