NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 30, 1982
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(Studio) White House economist Beryl Sprinkel's prediction concerning rel. between interest rates and President Reagan's economic policy noted.
REPORTER: Bob Kur
(DC) Federal Reserve Bd. chairperson Paul Volcker's conflict with President Reagan examined. [VOLCKER - declines comment.] [REAGAN - refuses to comment on Volcker.] Basis of dispute explained. [Economist Barry BOSWORTH - anticipates collision between board and administration] [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - criticizes Federal Reserve Bd.] Both sides' position on interest rates detailed. [Senator Edward KENNEDY, and VOLCKER - comment on Volcker's relationship with Reagan.] [Senator Howard BAKER - calls for truce.] Aide David Gergen quoted on screen with regard to Volcker-Reagan meeting
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine