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Tax Cut #518387

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 09, 1981
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(Studio) Continued battle between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill over tax cut plan noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Sen Robert Dole's overture to Democrats outlined. [DOLE - hopes for accommodation.] Democrat interpretation of Dole's statement and White House reaction discussed. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - criticizes President's efforts to get House approval of legislature rapidly.] [Senator Howard BAKER - says Senator won't wait for House] Possible outcome of tax fight mentioned.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Possibility of Democrat victory on tax issue considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Senator Fin. Committee, under Dole, noted finished with their tax legislature; House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Representative Dan Rostenkowski, said still working on their bill. Both pieces of legislature compared on screen. [ROSTENKOWSKI - warns against "auctioning."] Similarities between bills listed on screen, discussed; major difference considered.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
Mudd, Roger;
Woodruff, Judy

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