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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1974
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(Studio) Problem dvping. in education system; basic knowledge and use of English language at stake.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) College students just don't know English. [Remedial program, Everett JONES - discusses English problems he has with freshmen college students.] Many educators believe problem symptomatic of changing times. [Teacher Rita AHERN - says society de-emphasizes use of written language.] [STUDENTS - react to college program dealing with fundamentals of English.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:03:40

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