NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder's criticism of Social Security delay in processing his disability benefits claim, in telephone conversation yesterday with President Reagan, recalled. [Yesterday, SCHROEDER and REAGAN - discuss his situation.] Schroeder's Social Security check reported hand-carried - to him in Louisville, Kentucky, today; films shown. [Social Security spokesperson Cliff BERNSTEIN - presents check.] [SCHROEDER - responds.] Others suffering same delay in getting benefits processed noted. [Leora WILLIAMSON - comments.] [Social Security spokesperson Martha McSTEEN - claims administration is concerned.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager