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Economy / Stock Market / Tax Reform and Administration / Income Tax Deadline #53456

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 17, 1978
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(Studio) Record-breaking day on stock market noted. Film shown. "Stk. Mkt. Report"
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Details given about climbing market, its effects on economy and outlook for economy Merrill Lynch stkbrokers. quoted with regard to economy outlook. AFL-CIO pres. Meany's response to President Carter's call for vol. anti-inflation plan reported [MEANY - says unions will cooperate as best they can, but won't participate in program interfering with collective bargaining.] Expected action by House Ways and Means Committee on President Carter's tax reduction and reform programs outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(DC) President Carter's return from Camp David, where cabinet and top aides, incl. Attorney General Bell and adviser Charles Kirbo, participated in wkend. session on administration policies, noted. Carter's meeting with citizens' group supporting tax reform and later television appearance on same subject reported [CARTER - calls on public to let voices be heard as loudly as spec. ints., so tax reform will be enacted. Future plans cited.] Outcome of Camp David meeting described.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Midnight tonight noted as deadline for filing 1977 income tax forms.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Cordtz, Dan;
Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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