NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's announcement of plans for program to help middle income families reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) Incrd. costs of college education and problems of middle income families in paying them detailed. Case of Louis Fuiks, who lives in New York City suburb and has son, L.J., attending Brown University, cited as example Photo shown. [FUIKS - says it's rough for any middle class family, unless they refinance house or go into debt.] Fuiks' reaction to Carter plan noted. [FUIKS - says government thinks middle class has more money than it does; doesn't know what government will do when middle class runs dry.] Popularity of tuition tax credits in Congress reported.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson