CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Problem of illiteracy in United States examined; case of Curtis Nobles cited as example [NOBLES - notes ability to manipulate environmental] Curtailment of Nobles' career due to illiteracy noted. [NOBLES - praises tutoring experience.] No. functional illiterate adults in United States mentioned; Elsie Johnson's situation described. [JOHNSON - notes impact on family of returning to school.] DC's Operation Rescue, aimed at improving grade school education, examined. [School spokesperson Rose GIDDERON - praises vols. such as Marines.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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