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Economy: Bush Budget / School Meal Programs #325484

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 10, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Passaic, New Jersey: Bob McNamara) Federal government's waning allocations for school meal programs examined; details given, scenes shown. [President BUSH - comments on investing in children.] No. of children living in poverty in US noted. [Food Research and Action Center spokesperson Robert FERSH - comments on situation.] [Teacher Nilsa CARTAGENA - says children can't learn when they are hungry.] [Boston City Hospital Dr. Deborah FRANK - comments on problems associate with hunger.] [School principal David McCLEAN - says children depend on school lunch programs.] Budget cuts noted decrease number of school lunches served to impoverished children. [Teacher Barbara GARNER - says Bush can't make more budget cuts in this area.] [Health specialist Dr. Victor SIDEL - comments on situation.]

Rather, Dan;
McNamara, Bob

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