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Economy: Young American Families #118255

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 04, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmt. by President Reagan's administration about peacetime economy expansion noted. Children's Defense Fund's report on plight of young American family noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Kathleen DeLaski) Econ. problems faced by young American families featured; scenes shown from Columbia Pictures television "Father Knows Best". [Bob BELKO - says he &wife can't afford kids.] [Children's Defense Fund spokesperson Clifford JOHNSON - says young families are worse off than parents.] Recommendations of report detailed. [Heritage Fndn. Kate Walsh O'BEIRNE - criticizes report's suggestion that minimum wage be raised.] Young families' choice between lifestyle and children explained.

DeLaski, Kathleen;
Donaldson, Sam

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