ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan's television address last night recalled designed to bring maximum pressure on Congress to pass tax bill.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) Speech's impact on Capitol Hill examined; reaction last year following Reagan's appeal for tax cut recalled. Tourists' response to President noted. [Representatives Robert DAVIS, Robt LIVINGSTON - discuss bill with constituents.] [DAVIS - notes response.] [American Farm Bureau Fed. lobbyist Grace Ellen RICE - explains organization's opposition i[o bill.] President Reagan's letter to House Republican whip Trent Lott noted; Senator Edward Kennedy noted supporting tax bill.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
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