NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 05, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Issue of seriousness of deficit reported; anchor's interview with two econs. shown. [American Enterprise Institution economy John MAKIN - says federal deficit problem is not serious economic problem.] [Institution for International Econs. economy C. Fred BERGSTEN - says budget deficit is critical problem because of its link to trade deficit.] [MAKIN - responds; says raising taxes does not lead to spending cuts.] [BERGSTEN - comments on President Bush's impending budget message to Congress]
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