NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 25, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's televised defense of tax cut plan this Monday announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) Reagan's preparation for speech, as well as tomorrow's luncheon for conservative Representatives, include Eugene Atkinson, Kent Hance, Romano Mazzoli, Dave McCurdy, Ronald Mottl, Richard Shelby and Gus Yatron, discussed; films, photos shown. Efforts on behalf of Democrat tax plan by Representative Dan Rostenkowski noted; Senator Robert Byrd's criticism of Republican ad campaign against Democrats outlined. [BYRD - comments.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
(Studio) Difference between Senator and House debates on tax cut plans examined. [Courtesy "Meet the Press", Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - comments.] Tax reductions implied by proposals for various economy strata listed. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - notes his tax reduction under administration's plan.] [ROSTENKOWSKI - notes White House opposition to targeting.] Democrats' link of inflation with tax cuts explained.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit, Artist: Arthur Lien