ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 07, 1979
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(Studio) Report on Mrs. Rosalynn Carter's appearance before Senator health subcommittee in role as honorary chairperson of President Commission on Mental Health.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Details given about Mrs. Carter's testimony to Senator Edward Kennedy's committee [Mrs. CARTER - says commission favors include of mental health care in any national health insurance program.] Controversy between President Carter and Kennedy with regard to national health insurance plans mentioned. First Lady's success in testimony outlined. Eleanor Roosevelt noted as only other First Lady to testify to Congress Photos shown. Senator Jennings Randolph said to be only Congman. of time left on Capitol Hill. [RANDOLPH - recalls Mrs. Roosevelt's testimony.] [Senator KENNEDY - comments.]
REPORTER: Ann Compton
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