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Hunger in United States Report #542039

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 1985
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(Studio) Findings of Physicians' Task Force on Hunger, sponsored by Harvard, on hunger in United States outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Peoria, Illinois) Report `s conclusions and recommendations examined; films shown. [Cafe OWNER - explains feeding those unable to pay.] [WOMAN - describes family's diet.] [Cafe OWNER - feels situation is terrible.] Harvard findings outlined on screen, discussed. [Dr. Gordon HARPER - cites extent of hunger in cntry.] [Dr. Larry BROWN - equates situation with public health epidemic.] [Emergency services director Jean MYERS - describes increase demands on his service related to economy deprivation.] ["WILLIAM" - explains suicide attempt after prolonged unemployment and starvation.]
REPORTER: John Hart

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hart, John
Duration:
00:05:20

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