ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 1969
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(Studio) Social security increases, anti-crime laws, and tax reform most significant.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Overall increase of 7%. Tax likely to rise from 4.8% to 5.2% to pay for it. Won't be passed for quite a while.
REPORTER: Louis Rukeyser
(DC) Tax reform package probably won't be passed until next year Senator Edward Kennedy and others warn they want to see some reform before passing 10% surtax extension. Nixon could upstage critics if reform pushed through.
REPORTER: Bob Clark
(DC) Nixon to ask for $1 billion to fight crime. Funds used for more FBI, narcotic agents, prosecutors, clerical help, prison reform, and more money for police. Tough law proposals to be sent to Congress soon.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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