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Eye On America (Child Labor) #341209

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Vidalia, Georgia: Erin Hayes) Child labor featured; historical photos and current scenes shown of child laborers. [Child laborers "BENITO" and "FRANK" - give their ages.] [13-year-old Angel PEREZ - talks about skipping school to work.] Scenes shown of New York City garment industry sweatshop where children work. [New York state department of labor Paul KALKA, Florida social worker Dora CRUZ - talk about child workers.] [Child WORKER - comments.] Cutbacks in Labor Department child labor investigations noted. [Dr. Dennis PENZEL - says children shouldn't be allowed to work in fields and be exposed to pesticides.] [Secretary of Labor Lynn MARTIN - talks about burdening businesses.] Martin's opposition to bill to end illegal child labor recalled.

Hayes, Erin;
Rather, Dan

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