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Economy: Trade Deficit #559737

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 16, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Trade deficit figs. illustration Report introduced.

(NYC: Irving R. Levine) Bipartisan National Econ. Commission reported divided re: taxation issue. [Federal Reserve Bd. chairperson Alan GREENSPAN - comments on budget deficit.] Commission members Don. Rumsfeld, Pete Domenici, Robert Strauss and Lane Kirkland listed. [Congress Budget Ofc. ex-dir. Alice RIVLIN - urges tax increases] [Commission co-chairperson Drew LEWIS - proposes spending cuts.] Purpose of commission outlined on screen; Vice President George Bush mentioned. [On November 3, BUSH - campaigns.] [Econ. Barry BOSWORTH - comments on commission] Taxation possibilities discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Levine, Irving R.

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