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Disability Legislation #332846

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Taira) Passing of disability legislation by House of Representatives that extends civil rights to the handicapped in areas such as employment, public accommodations and transportation featured; scenes shown of wheelchaired people responding to bill. [Sharon MISTER - comments.] [Representative Steny HOYER - says every American wins.] [Real estate analyst Andrew GOODYEAR - says you can't go where you want to go now.] Opposition of business interests to "reasonable accommodations" provisions noted. [On "This Morning", National Federation of Independent Business John SLOAN - says wording is vague.] [U.S. Chamber of Commerce Nancy FULCO - comments.] House amendment allowing businesses to transfer people with AIDS out of food-handling jobs mentioned.

Rather, Dan;
Taira, Linda

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