NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1973
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(Studio) Housing Secretary James Lynn tells conference of mayors federal housing and urban renewal programs have wasted money. Govt. also wants Medicare payments raised.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) [Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - says higher costs Medicare can be paid for because Social Security benefits now higher. Extra Medicare charges, he says, will discourage unnecessary hospital treatment.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - old being made to pay more.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says many will get no medical treatment if Medicare prices raised.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen
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