ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 1996
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(Chicago: Peter Jennings) First Lady Hillary Clinton's appearance at the convention noted. [CLINTON - calls for fun.]
(Convention floor: Cokie Roberts) The reasons for Hillary's appearance at the convention today and the lack of impact any first lady has on deciding the election discussed.
(Chicago: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(convention floor: Jeff Greenfield) The challenge to the Democratic Party of how to pay for the big social entitlement programs examined; statistics on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid cited. [Senator Bob KERREY - says the budget problems are linked to entitlements.] [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says drop the tax cut.] The political realities of the resistance to cuts to entitlement programs mentioned.
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