NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 14, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Senate hearing into problem of teenage pregnancies. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Califano's statements on issue quoted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Hearings on Carter administration proposal for funds to help teenage mothers detailed. [Tawna ROBERTS - went to home for unwed mothers, had child and gave it away. Wasn't ready for responsibility of child.] Senators' concerns about money and how administration could justify funds. after passage of Prop. 13 in California, examined. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - asks Califano for justifications.] [CALIFANO - says program will save country in human suffering and in money over period of time.] Other details of testimony given.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell