ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's announcement with regard to proposal to aid parents and students in college payments noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(No location given) Report on differences in plans proposed by President Carter and by Senator to relieve cost of college on parents and students. These listed. [CARTER - says Congress must choose between tax credits and further federal funds; won't accept both.]
REPORTER: Ann Compton
(No location given) Situation of Martin Holbrook family in trying to put 9 children through college described. [HOLBROOK - notes things family has had to sacrifice in order to pay college expenses.] Holbrook's salary cited; is stated that colleges keep telling children that Holbrook makes too much for them to be eligible for scholarships. Drop in college enrollment of middle class students in recent years cited. Scenes from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, shown. [HOLBROOK - says tax relief is step back from recent experiences of constant expenses that leave nothing to spend.]
REPORTER: Kati Marton
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