NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 22, 1979
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(Studio) Carter campaign pledge of national health insurance program recalled. Announcement of implementation of phase 1 of program by Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano detailed. Response by Senator Edward Kennedy cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Califano's announcement outlined. [CALIFANO - comments with regard to partial health insurance] Coverage under 1st step of Carter's program detailed; pts. listed on screen. Possible cost of limited program reported.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(DC) Kennedy plan outlined on screen Memphis, December 9, 1978, speech by Kennedy recalled. [KENNEDY - criticizes Carter plan.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit
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