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National Health Insurance Plans / Califano / Organized Labor #53706

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1978
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(Studio) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Califano's announcement of administration intention to present ntl. health insurance plan before end of year reported Has been learned another such plan will be presented to President Carter on Thursday
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Carter's promise for national health insurance plan to get organized labor vote in 1976 president election and following problems in 2 sides agreeing on plan detailed. Mtg. on Thursday between Carter and top labor leaders, include AFL-CIO president George Meany and UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) president Doug. Fraser outlined. [FRASER - is going to tell Carter that labor has reached bottom line in negotiations.] Labor concession to President with regard to administration of plan cited; labor's old plan and new one contrasted and details of new plan given. Labor's chgs. of delays in health insurance issue and Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Califano's denial reported [CALIFANO - would consider enactment of national health insurance program by 1980 greatest achievement of Carter administration's 1st term.] Outlook for future labor support for Carter in view of national health insurance plan efforts examined.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Reporter(s):
Mackin, Catherine;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:20

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