NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Small Bus. Admin. `s role in establishing business ventures such as WYCB radio station noted; President Reagan's current proposal to abolish SBA, fronted by OMB director David Stockman, examined. [September 1983, REAGAN - praises SBA.] [STOCKMAN - rationalizes President's 1983 remarks.] [Senator James SASSER - questions Stockman's earlier slander of agency as "rathole."] [STOCKMAN - responds.] [Restaurant owner Joanna FILOMENA - attributes her success to Small Business Administration start-up loan.] [STOCKMAN - cites bulk of his evidence.] [Senator Lowell WEICKER - thinks OMB director's statistics are wrong; explains.] [STOCKMAN - considers this a waste of time.] [Senator Carl LEVIN - accuses Stockman of arrogance.]
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine