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Government Shutdown #1052570

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The day's events with the government shutting down reviewed; photos shown.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The people's reaction to the first day of the shutdown reviewed; scenes shown of World War II veterans at their memorial; details given about the political ping ponging in Congress over the last week. [Veteran James NATIONS, three government WORKERS, three PEOPLE - comment.] [President OBAMA - calls it a Republican shutdown.] [With ABC's Jeff Zeleny, Representative Vicky HARTZLER†- asks her salary be withheld.] 5:33††0Medicine: Obamacare

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The start of Obamacare introduced.

(Studio: Paul Faris) The problems with accessing the government Website for the new Affordable Care Act health program examined; details given about how one family went through the site to find plan options. [Insurance seekers Max DENNETT, two PEOPLE, salon owners VANESSA and AMAT - comment.] Questions people need to ask potential providers before signing up outlined on screen.

Sawyer, Diane;
Karl, Jonathan;
Faris, Paul

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