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Education, Crime / Bush Plan #580242

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 18, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) President Bush's education proposal examined; details outlined on screen; political issues noted; national testing proposal examined; strike in Washington state and bankruptcy in Richmond, California, mentioned; scenes shown. [BUSH, Arkansas Governor Bill CLINTON, Education Secretary Lamar ALEXANDER - comment.] Bush said trying to set an example by learning how to use a computer.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Administration reported hinting at gun control compromise in order to push crime package through Congress; details given. [Senators Joseph BIDEN, Edward KENNEDY, Howard METZENBAUM, Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - discuss compromise.] Ronald Reagan's endorsement of "Brady bill" recalled.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Mitchell, Andrea

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