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(Studio) OMB director David Stockman's criticism yesterday of military's level of int. in its retirement program versus national security and attack on indebted farmers' reliance on taxpayers to bail them out recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Capitol Hill and administration reaction to Stockman's comments featured. [STOCKMAN - mentions it's not a popularity contest.] [Navy Secretary John LEHMAN, Senators Barry GOLDWATER, James ABDNOR, Charles GRASSLEY - vilify Stockman.] [Senator Robt DOLE, Representative Robert MICHEL - support Stockman as budget director; deny President will dump him.] Admin. noted having Agriculture Secretary John Block announce program to help banks aid indebted farmers; details given. [BLOCK - cites need for eventual end to farm subsidies.] Stockman's office's official clarification of his remarks described.
REPORTER: Brit Hume
- Hume, Brit;
- Jennings, Peter
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