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NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 16, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Brian Williams) President Clinton's middle class tax proposal as detailed in his speech last night featured. [Republicans Representative Dick ARMEY, Senator Bob DOLE - react to Clinton's plan.] [At a briefing, Secretary of Labor Robert REICH, Education Secretary Richard RILEY - talk about the president's proposals.] White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers said confirming she is leaving her post and will be succeeded by Michael McCurry. The limited White House plans to promote the tax proposals discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Athens County, Ohio: Bob Kur) The view of middle Americans to Clinton's speech presented; scenes shown from Athens, Ohio. [Book store's Richard PURDY, hairdresser Charlotte TAYLOR, Kay ATKINS, economics professor Richard VEDDER, insurance agency owner Helen SCOTT, Planned Parenthood Judy ZUDAK, coal miner Sam MITCHELL, retiree Ora ANDERSON, mortgage company vice president Sherry HILL - grade the speech, the president's approach and the politics of tax cuts.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) The reasons why economists oppose tax cuts like those proposed by Clinton at a time when spending cuts are necessary detailed. [Morgan Stanley chief economist Stephen ROACH - comment.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike;
Kur, Bob;
Williams, Brian

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