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Federal Deficit and Politics #555314

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 23, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Kur) President Reagan's policy on federal budget deficit reviewed. [March 19, 1987, REAGAN - remains opposed to tax increase] [Treasury Secretary James BAKER - denies President will alter that position.] President's 1988 budget said actually containing numerous indirect tax increases; specifics listed on screen. Representative James Wright's counterproposals outlined on screen; Walter Mondale's call for tax increase during 1984 campaign recalled. [Democrat pollster Patrick CADDELL - notes Democrats' dilemma.] [WRIGHT - disagrees.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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