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Economy: Budget #553713

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 17, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Kur) Budget summit negotiators shown joking over buttons left by reporter which challenge cuts be made where needed. Fin. experts reported pressuring negotiators to do something to reduce budget deficit. [Mfrs. Hanover Trust Irwin KELLNER - discusses effects of deficits upon economy] Concern noted among Congress leaders [Senator David BOREN - says something needs to be done quickly.] South Carolina students shown giving money to their Congwoman. to help reduce budget deficit. [Senator James EXON - when asked why deficit is difficult to reduce says pols. stand in the way.] Social Security and Medicare recipients' warnings to Congress discussed; scenes shown. Bipartisan meeting reported calling for all-inclusive budget freeze and raising taxes. [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - says this proposal will stiffen the backbones of the budget negotiators.] [Senator Dan. EVANS - criticizes negotiators.] Negotiators reported working late to resolve situation.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob

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