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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 08, 1976
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(Studio) Earlier in year congress report says Medicaid program not sufficiently helping poor children; today Southern Regional Council reaches same conclusion with regard to own area.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Council says Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary David Mathews and others haven't used program fully because they don't like it. [Council executive director Peter PETKAS - says dislike of program isn't adequate justification for not implementing program.] Comments of California Representative John Moss of House commerce subcommittee re: issue and similar findings of his committee noted. Department of Health, Education and Welfare officials say they're not prepared to comment on charges.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard

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