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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Federal task force on hunger in America said concluding problem doesn't exist. [Task force member Dr. George GRAHAM - denies inadequate nutrition exists in US; claims blacks are best nourished group in nation despite claims to the contrary of other researchers.] Task force noted recommending halt to federal food programs; details given. [Center on Budgetary Priorities spokesperson Robert GREENSTEIN - feels hunger is national problem; notes other government studies and private research substantiate that claim.] Controversy surrounding Edwin Meese's dismissal of issue recalled. [GREENSTEIN - believes task force report is political weapon for elec. year]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
- Rather, Dan;
- Stahl, Lesley
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