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(Studio) Implications of new rules on unemployment and day care aid for working mothers explained.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Des Moines, Iowa) Cut in day care funding examined; Linda Ranson's case cited as example [RANSON - notes disparity of choice.] Linda Shumpert's plight cited; findings of Detroit study on home fires related to unattended children outlined on screen. Georgy Ramos' case noted. [Deborah HAWKINS - criticizes predicament.] [Terry TRUMBULL - comments on staying alone.] [Brenda YAWN - notes impact of day care center's closing.] [October 5, 1981, President REAGAN - wants to deregulate community services.] Criticism of conditions found in some centers, such as that run by Mary Brown, examined. [BROWN - denies allegations.] [Children's Defense Fund spokesperson Marian Wright EDELMAN - thinks abuse and unsafe situations will increase] [Terry TRUMBULL - notes loneliness of situation.]
REPORTER: Jane Wallace
- Rather, Dan;
- Wallace, Jane
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