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Carter / Cambodia, New Department of Health, Education And Welfare Office #260500

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's pledge of new effort to feed starving Cambodians reported; present amount United States presently spending noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Carter's response to appeals by UNICEF and International Red Cross outlined. [CARTER - comments on situation; mentions South Vietnam.) Pres reported announcing plans for new office for families within Department of Health, Education and Welfare as well as White House conference on the family next summer. [CARTER - discusses conference on family.) White House aides reported denying speech before conference of Catholic Charities was political; number of times Carter mentioned Pope John Paul II mentioned. Carter's appearance tonight at Chicago fundraiser for Mayor Jane Byrne noted; mayor's statements on Carter last week recalled. Films shown. President's efforts to receive her support noted include federal aid to Chicago in recent mos.; details given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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