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CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Atlantic City, New Jersey) Impact of heavy demand on FBI for fingerprint identification examined. [Assistant FBI director Nick STAMES - notes backlog.] Situation's effect on employers' efforts to screen applicants wanted by police discussed. [Florida secretary state George FIRESTONE - discusses situation.] [American Bankers Association spokesperson Carl CARTER - notes impact on banking industry] Vulnerability of gambling industry cited. [New Jersey attorney general James ZAZZALI - comments.] No. fingerprint checks last year requested by California noted. [California soc. services department spokesperson Anne BERSINGER - describes example] [Representative William HUGHES - doesn't think President Reagan understands the situation.] FBI's possible solution mentioned. [American Bankers Association spokesperson William KARL - wants service restored.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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