NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 21, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan s agreement to compromise with Congress on his budget proposals reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Compromise legislature, aimed at appeasing House Democrats, said introduced by Representatives Phil Gramm and Delbert Latta; details outlined on screen. Reagan's phone call to Representative Eugene Atkinson while he was appearing on radio talk show in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, noted; tape heard courtesy WBVP Radio. President's later meeting with some govs. discussed; White House photograph shown. [Governor William P. CLEMENTS, Junior - thinks compromise is right direction.] Possible House victory for President said predicted by uniden. Democrat; Reagan's 1st public speech said scheduled just prior to House vote for political reasons.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff