CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 1984
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(Studio) Criticism of Reagan administration's cutoff of many Social Security disability benefits recipients recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Admin.'s temporary halt to disability cutoffs examined. [Social Security admin. spokesperson Lou ENOFF - notes inability to conduct uniform national review of disability program.] Review process and cutoff s under Reagan policy recalled, outlined on screen. [North Carolina protester Dona MONTGOMERY - cites number North Carolina residents who died of disability for which they were denied Social Security] [Senator Carl LEVIN - considers administration's rationale in agreeing with Congress now on ntnwide. standards.] Pol. motives underlying administration's announcement today considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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