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Economy: The 1980S and The Future #566640

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 30, 1989
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(Studio: Katherine Couric) Report introduced.

(DC: Irving R. Levine) Review of the American economy in the 1980s and what lies ahead featured; role of American consumer as both hero and villain that resulted in debt and a trade deficit explained. [In 1988, Vice President George BUSH - makes "no new taxes" speech.] Japanese purchases of American icons cited. Statistics cited for the economy and the American worker in the 1980s. [President Ron REAGAN - says air traffic controllers who struck will be terminated.] Questions for the economy in the next decades noted.

Couric, Katherine;
Levine, Irving R.

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