NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 13, 1983
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(Studio) Reaction of President commission on hunger chairperson J. Clayburn La Force to Edwin Meese's recent comment on lack of evidence of hunger in United States reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Boston, Massachusetts) Findings of Center for Disease Control survey of malnourished children in United States outlined, discussed; similar findings of Massachusetts study noted. [Dr. Barry ZUCKERMAN - described undernourished cases, long-range intellectual impact on child.] [School principal Louella SIMS - notes school meals are frequently only food child recs.] [WOMAN - depends on food kitchen for children's meals when food stamps run out early.] [Massachusetts welfare official Dennis HART - discusses his findings of medical problems in children directly related to malnutrition.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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