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Poverty Report / Children #317890

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 07, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Charles Osgood) Long-term implications of Committee for Econ. Dvt.'s report on unemployability of large portion of American youth examined; details given, scenes shown. [Mgt. consultant Jewell Jackson McCABE - notes increase no. of functionally illiterate Americans] [Former Procter and Gamble chairperson Owen BUTLER - cites threat to country's stability as result.] Report's findings and recommendations outlined, discussed; Head Start mentioned. Albuquerque, New Mexico, New Futures School for teenage mothers cited as example of effort to break poverty cycle. [Student Diedre CROCKER -describes family's welfare history, her effort to break out for son's future.] [BUTLER - accuses country of not doing what it knows how to do.]

Osgood, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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