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Budget Proposals #535259

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 06, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan said volunteering to take pay cut in effort to win support for his budget proposals.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Reagan's suggested pay cut, for self and government workers, outlined on screen; public relations value of idea discussed. [Deputy press secretary Larry SPEAKES - quotes Reagan on his remarks to Republican Congress leaders regarding budget cuts versus tax increase] [Senator Pete DOMENICI - cites support for Social Security cost-of-living freeze.] [Senator Robert DOLE - jokes about wife, Trans. Secretary Elizabeth Dole's, concern over cuts in her department, especially Amtrak.] [Fed. WORKER - can't afford to work for government if salary is reduced further.] [Fed. employees union spokesperson Ken. BLAYLOCK - notes workers feel abused by their employer.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) [Senator Robert PACKWOOD - discusses President's necessary approach to winning passage of his budget proposal.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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