CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1975
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(Studio) Computerized network set up to find missing parents.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Govt. now seeks runaway parents. Children on welfare cost $1 billion year Department of Health, Education and Welfare begins parent-locator service. Costs wife small fee to find runaway father if children not on welfare. [Department of Health, Education and Welfare social and rehabilitation service John SVAHN - says if person paying taxes and working in US, we'll find them.] [Senator Russell LONG - favors trespassing on privacy to make father pay child support.] [Edward "Privacy Journal" Robert SMITH - says 1000's came to United States to make new start. Right to be left alone will be lost.] Program to cost more than it'll bring in for 1st few years
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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