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American Profile (Part I) #322590

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reagan president featured. Report introduced.

(NYC: Bruce Morton) Reagan's American profiled; elderly care issues discussed. [Peg ADAM - comments on her children's futures.] [Jay ADAM - comments on future.] [Ex-Congress Barbara JORDAN - comments on poverty and children in US.] President cands. noted addressing day care issue. [Children's Defense Fund. spokesperson Marion Wright EDELMAN - comments on plight of children.] [Center on Budget and Policy Priorities spokesperson Robert GREENSTEIN - comments on need for children to become productive adults.] [Jay ADAM - comments on cost of living increases] [Peg ADAM - says middle class is getting poorer.] [GREENSTEIN - comments on problems facing next president] Scenes shown from film "Wall Street" and Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" video. Anniversary of Robert Kennedy's assassination mentioned. [Historian Arthur SCHLESINGER - comments on changing attitudes in 1990's.] [JORDAN - comments on changes.]

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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