Professor Simon

October 1975
New Republic;10/25/75, Vol. 173 Issue 17, p3
Focuses on the briefing by William Simon, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury on issues related to President Gerald R. Ford's proposal of $28 billion tax package in which the cut in taxes would be offset by a matching reduction in spending, in the traditional Treasury conference room. Comparison of Simon with former secretary George Magoffin Humphrey; His views on big government and federal spending; His complaint that the level of economic literacy is lamentably low in the country; Issues related to recession, deficit and national debt.


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