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Reagan / Economy Speech #516465

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan reported returning from Camp David with economy speech.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President's return and his upcoming economy speech to joint session of Congress discussed; films shown. [OMB director David STOCKMAN - suggests voters' response if Congress doesn't approve economy plan.] White House said caught off guard recently by criticism of budget proposals from 3 Republicans; details given.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Apparent status in Congress on Reagan's tax and budget proposals outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) House speaker Thomas O'Neill's boost to President's budget fight reported; O'Neill quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Status of budget plan in Senate examined. [Senator Pete DOMENICI - thinks budget committee will approve legislature] Positions of Senators William Armstrong, Charles Grassley, Steven Symms discussed. [ARMSTRONG - calls for balanced budget.] [DOMENICI - thinks there's enough fraud and abuse to save money.] Importance of Grassley in budget fight mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Grassley's background outlined; his defeat of John Culver recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Pettit, Tom;
Woodruff, Judy

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