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Budget Cuts #535238

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's directive to cabinet to cut budgets noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President's orders to cabinet outlined, quoted on screen. Programs affected by proposed cuts listed on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - hasn't decided on defense budget; will wait for Defense Secretary's return.] [Courtesy "Today", Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - defs. his budget.] Lobbying efforts of OMB director David Stockman on Capitol Hill mentioned. [Senators Robert DOLE, Pete DOMENICI - comment on possible freeze of Social Security]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Gerald Ford's support for Defense Department budget cuts or freeze and tax increase outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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