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American Agenda (Medicine: Infant Mortality) #129779

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 19, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) United States noted having highest infant mortality rate of industrialized nations. Report introduced.

(Washington: Carole Simpson) General Accounting Office reported urging expansion of pre- and post-natal home visit services; Mary's Center nurse Margaret Haggerty shown visiting Washington, DC, homeless shelter where teenager Andrea Diaz and her baby stay. [HAGGERTY, center social worker Kathy LIPP, director Maria GOMEZ, General Accounting Office Linda MORRA, mother Melanie SHANKS, Committee to Prevent Infant Mortality Lynda Johnson ROBB - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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