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Economy: Budget #571886

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) Senate's budget deficit reduction plan examined; details given; government shutdown deadline mentioned. [Senators Steven SYMMS, George MITCHELL, SENATOR - debate.] Scenes shown of House Republicans pretending to be interviewed by their aides for hometown news programs. [On "Today", White House Chief of Staff John SUNUNU - talks about President Bush's shutdown threat.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview presented with two men who are in the thick of negotiations and two voters who represent popular opinion. [Representative Leon PANETTA, Senator Alan SIMPSON - discuss House and Senate packages, progressive taxes and voter outrage.] [Voters Wayne SPARKS, Doug MILLER - comment on higher taxes and Congress' indecision.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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