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Economy Situation / Shultz Vacuum #476185

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1974
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(Studio) Shultz departure to leave power vacuum in economic policy making. Struggle to fill vacuum.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) [SIMON - calls it an honor.] Some tried to keep Nixon from giving Simon too much power.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(DC) Shultz had almost all economy power. Simon won't get as much.

(NYC) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger building economy staff. He wants to fill Shultz role in international economy affairs.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine Irving R. Levine

(DC) Budget director, Roy Ash, Simon's main opponent. Nixon says he'll fill some of Shultz roles himself.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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