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Department of Health, Education And Welfare Bill / Cong., President #226172

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 1973
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(Studio) Budget clash between Congress and administration upcoming. Department of Health, Education and Welfare bill expected to pass easily; presidential veto likely. Bill funds most social programs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Phoenix, Arizona) Nurses trained as midwives become more common. Because of threatened social programs' cutback, midwifery school may be forced to cut students by half. Trainee fellowship funds may be cut also. [Midwife school director Joyce CAMERON - believes midwives ultimately save money elsewhere.] Project in Seattle, WA, identifies babies likely to have behavioral and learning problems later. This program also funded by fed. government may be cut.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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