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American Agenda (Medicine: Children In Poverty) #135475

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 26, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kokomo, IN: Beth Nissen) Need for early prenatal care featured; scenes shown from Kokomo, IN. [Family practitioner Dr. John AYERS, mother Phyllis ROBERTS - comment.] National Commission on Children's recommendations to expand WIC program and to guarantee health insurance for children and pregnant women noted. [Commission's Dr. Barry ZUCKERMAN - talks about health care for pregnant women.] [Indiana health centers Lynn CLOTHIER - talks about children's illnesses.] [Uninsured parents Janet and Mike CAMPBELL - comment.] [Commission's Dr. Reed TUCKSON - says insurance should be an entitlement.] [Commission's Wade HORN - comments.] Split in commission over how to fund health insurance outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment on the politics of the commission's recommendations previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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