NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 07, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan reported to meet with Republican Senators with regard to budget on Tuesday Conflicts in party noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(DC) Reagan shown addressing busmen. at White House [REAGAN - delivers address. To applause, slaps face, says "Thanks, I needed that."] Reagan's lack of support in Congress among Republicans noted. On "Meet the Press" [Senator Pete DOMENICI - explains delay in presenting alternative budget.] Bob Dole, Howard Baker, and Domenici stances noted. [DOMENICI - explains what he wants.] [REAGAN - says not where wants to be but closer.] Role of economy in budget situation assessed. Doubts of upturn in econ. noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
(California) Reagan trip to California reported California scenes shown. Negative aspects of economy cited. Merle Haggard noted chief per former at music event. [Nancy REAGAN - quips about Congress, Reagan and budget fight.] [HAGGARD - sings.] Tough week ahead anticipated.
REPORTER: John Palmer