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Defense Spending / Social Programs / St. Paul, Minnesota #282503

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 08, 1982
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(Studio) Budget provisions for defense and social programs contrasted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Effect of social program cuts on Saint Paul, Minnesota, detailed. [Saint Paul Mayor George LATIMER - criticizes budget.] [County COMMISSIONER - speaks of human wreckage.] Devastating effects predicted. [LATIMER - predicts closures of housing units.] [Ramsey Cnty. commissioner Bob ORTH - speaks of possible evictions.] [Uniden. COMMISSIONER - predicts freezing to death in doorways.] $14 million loss due to budget cuts said anticipated by Saint Paul. Medicare, Medicaid aspect noted. [Saint Paul Ramsey Hospital Dr. John SCANLAN - speaks of effect of Medicare modifications.] [Alice MARUNA - weeps over physical and financial condition.] Other types of losses mentioned. Federal safety net said feared unraveling.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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