CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan's efforts to make up for losses suffered by soc. services in government budget cutting with program called Pvt. Sector Initiatives reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(NYC) Houston youth employment program examined as example of private sector initiative; details of program outlined. [May, 1982 REAGAN - announces goals of task force created to organization community to meet own needs.] [National Executive Service Corporation chairperson1 Frank PACE, Junior - cites major need of vol. organization] [Armco Incorporated chairperson C. William VERITY, Junior - notes lack of resources for federal government to help everyone; explains necessity of task force.] Various Kansas City, Missouri, programs, include food donations by Kraft and General Mills examined. [May, 1982, President REAGAN - explains process by which vols. can be organized.] Task force's process of organization volunteerism campaign outlined; television commercials shown. [Urban Institution spokesperson Lester SOLOMON - comments on financial size of vol. programs.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) president Benjamin HOOKS - criticizes President's program.] [July, 1982, REAGAN - calls for volunteerism.] Task force's goal detailed. Pat Boone's song about campaign played; level of private business donations to charity noted.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta