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Education: Head Start / Campaign '92 / Bush / Job Readiness #583213

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 21, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Job readiness of American workers featured; scenes shown of job line last week in Chicago. [Brookings Institution Gary BURTLESS - talks about quality of workers, job prospects.] Results given of November National Association of Manufacturers survey on the number of unqualified job applicants rejected. [Consultant Margaret REGAN - comments on skills gap.] Labor Department forecast of the fields with the greatest need for workers, anticipated increases in Hispanic and black workers noted. [National Alliance of Businesses William KOLBERG - comments on retraining, educational reform.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush said planning to formally announce his presidential candidacy on Lincoln's birthday. Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) Bush's status on the education issue featured; scenes shown of him with pre-school children. [BUSH - makes speech about Head Start funding increase he'll propose to Congress.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says long-term commitment is needed.] Bush's first Education Secretary's performance recalled; September 1989 scenes shown of Bush in Charlottesville, Virginia. [Democratic presidential candidate Bill CLINTON - talks about Bush's motivation for pushing Head Start funding increase.] [In New Hampshire last week, BUSH - comments on his education program.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Hager, Robert

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