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CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 1983
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(Studio) Recess of Congress noted. Much work said left undone.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Term of 98th Congress analyzed. [Representative Robert GARCIA - advocates National Sewing Month.] [Senator William ARMSTRONG - gives Congress "F" on important accomplishments, specifically getting federal spending under control.] [Senator Robert DOLE - likens congress action to watching paint dry.] Representative Thomas O'Neill's assessment of accomplishments noted; House television tapes shown; Senator filibusters noted. Senator Howard Baker, termed lame duck, blamed for Senator lack of accomplishments. [BAKER - defs. Senator record.] 1984 president pols. anticipated.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Don Juhlin

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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