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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 20, 1981
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(Studio) Senator's rejection of President Reagan's proposed cuts in Social Security benefits and House study of administration's plan reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Senator debate on issue examined; positions of Senators Patrick Moynihan, Robert Dole, Robert Byrd quoted on screen. Final vote on Dole resolution noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Don Juhlin

(DC) Implications of Democrat victory in Maryland referendum mentioned; findings of House Committee on Aging outlined on screen, discussed. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - considers President's proposal a breach of faith.] [Representative Gillis LONG - says Democrats won't take break in campaign promises lying down.] Possible Democrat amendments, restoring funds in some areas, considered.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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