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Medicare / Congressional Battle / For The Record #162156

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The Democrats' fight against Republican health care proposals for the poor and the elderly featured; positions of both parties on Medicare savings plans outlined on screen. [Senator Tom DASCHLE, Representative Sam GIBBONS, Richard GEPHARDT - state views.] [GIBBONS - says over and over "this is a railroad."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rebecca Chase) The real record on Medicare reviewed; statistics on Medicare spending, defense spending and losses to fraud cited. [MAN, age 80 Zelda MORRISON, age 76 George KRAKOW, age 85 Henry SCHMIKLER - defend the Medicare system.] [Last week, with aide wrapped in bandages, Senator Tom HARKIN - shows off the "Medicare mummy."]

Chase, Rebecca;
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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