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Family Leave Bill #333242

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) Reactions to news that President Bush will veto a family leave bill that would give workers time off to care for family illnesses examined; scenes shown of Bush nodding his head "yes." [Senators Christopher DODD, Howard METZENBAUM, Edward KENNEDY - defend need for family leave.] [In September 1988, candidate BUSH - says leave is needed in a gentler nation.] Opposition of business lobby to the bill noted. [Senator Thad COCHRAN - opposes bill.] [Women's Legal Defense Fund Judith LICHTMAN - says veto needs to be overridden.] [Representative Constance MORELLA - hopes that Bush will change his mind.] Democrats noted seeing this as a political issue.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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