NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Carl Stern) Supreme Court's ruling on portion of Gramm-Rudman balance budget legislature examined; details given, scenes shown. Comptroller General Chas. Bowsher's proposed role under legislature and opinion of Chief Justice Warren Burger explained. Dissenting opinion of Justices Byron White and Harry Blackmun outlined. [Senators Warren RUDMAN, Phil GRAMM - remain committed.] [Representative Michael SYNAR - praises court decision.] (Artist: Arthur Lien)
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Gramm-Rudman's importance in national budget deficit explained. (DC: John Dancy) Bill's specific impact this year on various programs listed; complexity of Congress's problem in revising Gramm-Rudman now examined. [Senator Robert DOLE - comments.] Alternatives available considered. [Senator Alan CRANSTON - fears mindless budget cuts.] [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - defs. Gramm-Rudman-Hollings.]