NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 12, 1981
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(Studio) Health and Human Services Secretary Richard Schweiker reported presenting Congress with proposed cuts in Social Security program.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Details of changes announced by Schweiker outlined on screen, discussed [SCHWEIKER - says fund is going broke.] Alternative plan approved by House subcommittee on Social Security reported [Representative J.J. PICKLE - notes those who need it the most will be hurt.] Areas of general agreement mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(NYC) Impact of proposed changes in Social Security examined; cases of Virginia Brennan, Harold Bergston cited as exs. [BRENNAN, BERGSTON - comment.] Both noted working for New York Telephone; details given. [Isabelle REITHABACH - cites need for security]
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier
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