CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 04, 1981
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(Studio) Reagan administration reported proposing reduction in minimum amount of food in school lunches; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Criticism of proposal examined; number of children currently eating school lunches subsidized by federal government noted; administration's changes in program outlined, discussed. [Agriculture Department spokesperson Mary JARRATT - defs. proposal.] Nutritionist Lynn Parker's description of meal under new program cited. [PARKER - is concerned about impact on the poor.] [JARRATT - responds.] Consequences if new plan is approved mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch
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