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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(White House: Rita Braver) President Clinton's master plan to reform the federal bureaucracy featured; scenes shown of forklift loads of government rules documents; tenets of the National Performance Review report outlined. [Vice President Al GORE, CLINTON - comment.] [President Jimmy CARTER, Ronald REAGAN, George BUSH - promise reform.] [Economist Louis WINNICK - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Reality Check story introduced.
(Washington: Eric Engberg) A "flack census" of the federal workers engaged in public relations bureaucracy examined; examples cited. [Charlene and John HENNESSY - describe getting swamped with unwanted faxes from the White House.] [Former Justice Department spokesman Terry EASTLAND, Heritage Foundation Scott HODGE, Agriculture Department Ali WEBB - comment on public affairs expenses.]
- Braver, Rita;
- Chung, Connie;
- Engberg, Eric;
- Rather, Dan
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