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National Health Care #504644

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 12, 1979
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(Studio) Details given of President Carter's proposed national health care plan.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Carter's plan noted short of full coverage advocated by Senator Edward Kennedy; Kennedy's absence from congress leaders present at Carter's presentation cited. [CARTER - comments on health care plans.] Carter's plan outlined on screen. [Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Jos CALIFANO - says there's no chance of passing total, one-shot health care plan.] Cost of plan, should it be passed, stated.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(DC) Kennedy's response to Carter plan quoted. [KENNEDY - criticizes pres.'s program.] Kennedy reported not backing away from challenge to Carter on health issue, despite possible support that lends to dump Carter mvt
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve;
Pettit, Tom

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