NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 17, 1983
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(Studio) Social Security compromise reached by reform commission outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) [Joel CHURCH, Richard HAASE - anticipate sacrifices under revised system.] [American Association of Retired Persons spokesperson Peter HUGHES - will fight plan's passage in Congress] President Reagan's conference with Senator Howard Baker, Representative Dan Rostenkowski and Representative Thomas O'Neill on quick passage of legislature noted. [National Federation of Independent Business spokesperson Mike McKEVITT - acknowledges difficult battle in defeating plan.] [Representative Claude PEPPER - supports recommendations.] Pol. loss to Democrats noted.
REPORTER: John Dancy
(Studio) Congress relief over solution to problem considered.
REPORTER: John Dancy, Roger Mudd
(DC) Social Security's anticipated future should commission's proposals be adopted discussed; Jimmy Carter's efforts to rescue Social Security recalled. [December 20, 1977, CARTER - claims new legislature will guarantee system's solvency.] Problems affecting Carter's plan explained. [Economist Michael EVANS - thinks economy forecast is unrealistically optimistic; explains.] [Senator William ARMSTRONG - cites necessity for tax increases] New plan's core explained.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
(Studio) Rostenkowski reported beginning hearings February 1.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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