Tagged: Taxes

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August 1, 1981 – Elephants In The Room

August 1, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 1, 1981 – a day of looming disruption and discontent. With conclusion of an all-nighter on Capitol Hill, House and Senate conferees finally agreed on a Tax Bill. Over 17 hours of negotiations, the House/Senate...

Reagan Tax Bill - 1981

The Reagan Tax Cut – July 26, 1981 – Past Daily Reference Room

You can’t really talk about the Reagan Years without talking about the Reagan Tax Cuts. And in July of 1981, President Reagan went before the American people to pitch his plan – a plan that remains controversial to this day and has an equal number of supporter and detractors. In...

Jimmy Carter Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

Jimmy Carter Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

– President Jimmy Carter – Fireside Chat – February 2, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the recent news regarding the health of former President Carter, I thought it would appropriate to start running some of his past addresses and speeches, as a reminder of the man who...

JFK And The State Of The Economy – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: JFK – The State Of The Economy – Aug. 13, 1962 The Economy, it seems, is always the prevailing topic of political conversation. Where are the jobs, where is the stimulus, where are the tax breaks, where is the future? In 1962...

The Cost Of War – The Defense Budget For Vietnam In 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for the audio player: Sen. John Stennis – Meet The Press – Aug. 1, 1965 With our involvement in Vietnam amping up by the day in 1965, concerns over just how much this excursion into the abyss was going to cost began to surface. When...