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(Studio) Cut in domestic programs considered.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
(DC) Epidemics said feared as result of Reagan budget cuts in immunization programs. Incr. in funding as provided in budget said not sufficient. [Democrat California Representative Henry WAXMAN - fears millions of children won't be properly immunized.] 1955 scenes of polio victims shown. [Nobel Prize winner Dr. Frederick ROBBINS - says polio risk is still present.] Incrd. cost of vaccine noted. [Secretary Health and Human Services Richard SCHWEIKER - says success of program has resulted in lower costs.] Shortsightedness of budget plan said feared.
REPORTER: Deborah Potter
- Potter, Deborah;
- Spencer, Susan
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