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Wisconsin / Pension Benefits Controversy #295194

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Milwaukee, WI) Terminal cancer patient John Pederson's effort to survive until Christmas so his family will be eligible for his police pension benefits examined; background to case explained. [Judy PEDERSON - acknowledges emotional pain.] [Dr. Brian BUGGY - is hopeful Pederson will survive long enough.] [Judy PEDERSON - will hold onto her faith,] [City retirement system spokesperson Robert NEHLS - doesn't think system is fair.] [Judy PEDERSON - note husband hopes his case will aid future families.] [Alderman Richard SPAULDING - explains intro, resolution guaranteeing Pederson's family his benefits regardless of when he dies.]
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith

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