CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 1978
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(Studio) Statement of chairperson of House hearing on financial problems of aging persons quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Details given about hearing. Sargent Shriver's heading of Johnson admin.'s War on Poverty noted. [SHRIVER - says financial plight of elderly is violation of human rights.] [William SCHWARTZ - reports that he wasn't allowed Medicaid card because of amount of Social Security he recs., despite fact that he can't get by on it.] Suggestions discussed for Committee on Aging and outlook for congress action outlined.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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