CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Dwight Eisenhower's introduction of fitness program in 1956 recalled. Report introduced.
(DC: Susan Spencer) Teacher Kathleen Kern's health class featured in Long Island, New York; details given, scenes shown. [KERN - comments on movement and teaching.] [STUDENT - comments on class.] Youth fitness study results given. [Study author Kate O'SHEA - describes physical condition of American children.] Exercise and television discussed. Physical education experts' tactics detailed. [Teacher Sandy BLAZER - says children will die unless fit.] [Kennedy elementary school spokesperson Claire PETRAY - comments on heart disease in children.] Cerritos, California's, action mentioned after finding high cholesterol levels among children. Baltimore, Maryland's, YMCA program for children featured. [STUDENT - cites exercise's benefits.]
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