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(Studio: Dan Rather) Series on Reagan's president introd.
(Wiscasset, ME: Bob Faw) Working mother Janet Franco featured. [FRANCO - comments on being vice president of Wall Street brokerage house and raising family.] Incrs. in working mothers over last decade illustration [Harvard Univ. spokesperson Robert REICH - comments on economy factors.] Changes in American family since President Reagan took oath of office discussed. Scenes shown from "Donna Reed Show" and "Kate and Allie"; details given. [Pollster Peter HART - comments on families.] Minnesota sick child care center featured. [Single mom Linda WILSON - says can't afford day care.] American's shortage of day care discussed. [Pollster Barbara KAPLAN - comments on situation.] Women quoted re: insufficient maternity leave and inflexible hrs. [HART - comments on issue.] [University of Houston spokesperson Jib FOWLES - predicts increase in marriages and births.] [FRANCO - says women can't do all.] Americans noted seeking new family structure.
- Faw, Bob;
- Rather, Dan
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