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American Agenda (Family: Children, Poverty and Politics) #135490

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 27, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Politicians's reactions to recommendations of the National Commission on Children report on how to deal with American children in poverty examined. [Senator Orrin HATCH, Representative Thomas DOWNEY, Senators Robert DOLE, Lloyd BENTSEN, John ROCKEFELLER, Health and Human Services Secretary Louis SULLIVAN - talk about the likelihood of passing a tax credit proposal and how to fund the programs.] Political reasons why neither Republicans nor Democrats are rushing to embrace the commission's report outlined. Reminder given that children neither vote nor lobby.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Roberts, Cokie
Duration:
00:04:40

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