NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 1984
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(Studio) Educ. Department reported accusing organization with which Jesse Jackson is associated with improper handling of government funds, calling for return of money in process.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Chicago, Illinois) Jackson's founding of PUSH for Excellence program recalled. [1978, JACKSON - discourages drug use among black children.] Carter administration's partial funding of program and alleged findings of Reagan administration audit discussed. [JACKSON - reacts to Educ. Department's report, calls for return of some government funds.] Govt.'s assessment outlined on screen. [PUSH-Excel attorney John BUSTAMANTE - describes status of inquiry.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins
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