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(Studio) Traditional approach of United States President to required State of the Union speech described.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(No location given) Different perceptions of state of nation examined. [Retired Sheriff John WHITEHEAD - praises his lifestyle.] [Antonio GONZALEZ - (thru translator) would like government to forget about nuclear weapons and help poor.] [ Marianne and Wes CARLSON - praise country, acknowledge plight of destitute.] [Mary ROBERTS - remains optimistic, praises US.] [Wesley THOMPSON, Anthony BOUTAIS - describe their effort to survive.] [Carolyn WALKER - claims jobs are available if you look for them.] [College STUDENTS - express focus of their concerns.] [Art HODIS - believes ignorance is nation's problem.] [Kurt and Jane SHANTZ - compare their struggle with 3-legged dog.]
REPORTER: John Hart
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Hart, John
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