Search the Archive

Economy #64326

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 29, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Apparent downturn in economy activity in near future said indicated by index of leading economy indicators for January; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Letter sent by House Republican leaders to President Carter with regard to economy quoted on screen; bipartisan group reported agreeing on necessity of budget paring. [Senator Richard STONE - explains position.] [President CARTER - comments on House legislature with regard to water bills.] Admin. said proposing budget reductions; Ofc. of Mgt. and Budget reported recommending freeze on government transfers and promotions. Details given.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(NYC) Incr. in Prime lending rates over past few mos. examined; films shown. Possible measures with regard to credit control in auto, hsing. inds. outlined; impact of economy situation on bond market detailed. Certainty of inflation noted indicated by today's figs. for leading economy indicators and increase in prime interest rates.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:03:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.