Search the Archive

Economy / Interest Rates #73658

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 10, 1981
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) Implications of continuing high interest rates for administration's economy program noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Reagan's dedication of Douglas MacArthur corridor in the Pentagon shown; his efforts to both balance budget for 1984 and cut defense spending discussed. Details outlined on screen; OMB director David Stockman's assessment of situation noted. [REAGAN - thinks economy program will work, is optimistic about interest rates.] His commitment to long-range recovery mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) [Congress Budget Ofc. spokesperson Alice RIVLIN - has good and bad news.] Deficit projected by Congress Budget Ofc. outlined on screen, discussed. [Representative David OBEY, Senator Ted STEVENS - acknowledge constituents' concern over interest rates.] Possible alternatives faced by administration outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:50

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.