ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 14, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Dennis Troute) Govt. crackdown on those refusing to pay off government loans reported; details given, scenes shown. Cases described of attachments of property of those who didn't pay student, farm, or small bus. loans. [Attorney Jan WADDELL -explains what happened when debts not paid.] [Ken. CURRY - orders collector to leave.] Collection policy of "Operation Deadbeat" detailed. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE, OMB director James MILLER - says money will be collected.] Loan statistics given. [MEESE - says credit cards accepted.] [WADDELL - comments on effectiveness of policy.]
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