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Decision 1984 / Tax Issue, Ferraro #538604

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan, attempting to clarify confusion over his position on tax incr., said contradicting his earlier promise not to raise taxes.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Santa Barbara, California) [Monday, REAGAN - denies any plans for tax increase] [Monday, Vice President George BUSH - doesn't know what President meant.] Written questions and answers submitted Reagan by deputy press secretary Larry Speakes, released by White House today, outlined, discussed; statement noted coming after recent meeting with chief of staff James Baker.
REPORTER: Emery King

(Studio) Reaction to President's statement today of spokesperson for Walter Mondale reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Geraldine Ferraro's announcement that husband John Zaccaro's tax returns won't be released along with couple's other financial disclosure information examined. [FERRARO - explains husband's position.] Ferraro noted en route to campaign appearances in WA, Oregon and California; Hubert Humphrey and Lyndon Johnson said last Democrat cands. doing well there. [FERRARO - considers possibility of beating Reagan in California; notes state's support for Gary Hart.]

(Studio) Mondale's criticism of Reagan's defense strategy outlined, quoted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

King, Emery;
Kur, Bob;
Palmer, John

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