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Education / Merrill Lynch Program #192890

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The 1988 pledge from the Merrill Lynch brokerage house to pay for the college education of 250 inner city six-year-olds in New York City featured; scenes shown of the kids in 1988; details given of the extensive nature of the education program. [Students Marlon FISHER, Felicia LEE - comment on their lives and going to college.] [Merrill Lynch employee Christal HENNER - says the company was not equipped to deal with the kids' lives.] [Urban League Barbara DANIELS - says a supportive "village" was created with Merrill Lynch.] [Three STUDENTS - state their goals.]

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy

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