CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 22, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's campaign promise with regard to national health insurance recalled in light of Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano's announcement of implementation of 1st phase of insurance program.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Califano's announcement, in speech at New York Univ. Med. Center outlined. [CALIFANO - announces phase one of legislature] Pts. of plan detailed, shown on screen. Senator Edward Kennedy's response quoted. [KENNEDY - comments.] [American Medical Association spokesperson Dr. James SAMMONS - responds to Califano speech.] Chances for congress approval considered.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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