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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Fred Briggs) Bus. community's program offering free college tuition and jobs upon completion of college to public school graduates examined; details given, scenes shown. [John Hancock Ins. chairperson John McELWEE, New England Ins. chairperson Edward PHILLIPS - cite benefits to all involved.] [School superintendent Dr. Laval WILSON - praises plan.] Aid given students Cindy Sealy and Robert Weaver noted. [WEAVER - credits scholarship with his presence in school.] [Educ. Secretary William BENNETT - hopes concept spreads.]

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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