CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan said approving changes in Social Security disability payments review process.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Reagan administration crackdown on disability program outlined on screen; criticism of review process recalled. White House noted becoming involved when Medal of Honor winner and Vietnam vet Roy Benavidez lost benefits despite severe injuries suffered during war. Health and Human Services changes in review process outlined on screen, discussed. [Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret HECKLER - notes changes will not reinstate those already dropped from program.] [Association of Retarded Citizens spokesperson Merle WEINBERG - dismisses changes as irrelevant.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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