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Crime Bill / Preventive Programs #358572

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 25, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) The preliminary vote to pass President Clinton's crime bill and the failure of Republicans to open the bill for amendments featured; scenes shown from the Senate floor. [Senators Alfonse D'AMATO, Robert DOLE - oppose the bill.] [Senator George MITCHELL - talks about the tide of crime.]

(Studio: Connie Chung; White House: Rita Braver) The mood in the White House regarding the crime bill and the future for health care reform legislation discussed. [CLINTON - talks about the passing of the crime bill.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Vicki Mabrey) Midnight basketball, one of the preventive program features of the new crime bill, examined; scenes shown of 17- year-old basketball player Calvin Alexander playing ball. [Calvin's MOM, ALEXANDER, midnight basketball director Roderick HOWARD - comment.] [April 23, 1990, George BUSH - talks about preventive programs.] [Senators Phil GRAMM, Harry REID - offer differing opinions on the issue of spending money on social programs.]

Braver, Rita;
Chung, Connie;
Mabrey, Vicki;
Schieffer, Bob

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