ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 1982
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REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) [Last night, President REAGAN - calls for bipartisan tax package] Irony in fact that Democrats are supporting President while conservative Republicans oppose him examined. [Last night, Representative Thomas FOLEY - supports President's position.] New Right's criticism of fob. policy, moral issues and current tax bill examined. [Conservative analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - discusses implications of situation.] Representative Jack Kemp noted leading fight against tax bill. [KEMP - explains his position.] Role of national econ. in White House economy maneuvers mentioned. Divisiveness of tax issue considered.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
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