ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 23, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Americans' remembrances of the way things used to be and their worries about American life today presented. [Reporters John DONVAN, Erin HAYES - recount how people talk about "going back."] Life after World War II recalled; 1950s film shown. [Vivian BONZO, Paula REINBOLD, Robin KEE - say family life was better for previous generations.] [With reporter Dean Reynolds in Utica, Michigan, Dave COLLUZZI - talks about the problems of life in America today.] Some aspects of the good old days that are not mentioned: the fear of atomic wars, the lack of opportunities for women and blacks. [Black people Willie FOSTER, Willie Mae JORDAN - remember the bad times.]
(York, Nebraska: Aaron Brown) The view of nostalgia in rural Nebraska featured; scenes shown from York, Nebraska. [56-year-old Dr. Darrel LOSCHEN - recalls making house calls in the old days; praises today's better technology and better nursing homes; reviews the changes he has seen in 30 years of medical practice.]
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