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Campaign '88 / Dukakis / Massachusetts / Health Care Bill #115131

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Needham, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Michael Dukakis reported signing Massachusetts health care bill; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - says only industrialized ntns. not supplying health care to its citizens are United States and South Africa.] Groups covered by and costs of new law outlined on screen. [State representative Jack FLOOD - says people of Massachusetts will have to pay.] Issue of health insurance for everyone in US discussed. [Boston Univ. Alan SAGER, George ANNAS - discuss health care ins.] Reasons behind Dukakis' support of law described.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Stmt. from Dukakis about possibility of either he or Jesse Jackson being entitled to vice president slot if other gained president nomination reported

Bergantino, Joe;
Jennings, Peter

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