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Washington, DC / Stand For Children Rally / Chicago Program #612812

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 01, 1996
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Palmer) The Stand for Children rally in Washington, DC, featured; scenes shown of children singing. [Actor Edward James OLMOS, children's advocate Jeff CANADA, Columbus, Ohio, girl Sammy LEVY - speak out.] The political issues behind the rally outlined. [Heritage Foundation Kenneth WEINSTEIN - calls the rally a last stand for big government.] [Children's Defense Fund president Marian Wright EDELMAN - calls for just government.] [Two WOMEN - comment.]

(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Linda Vester) The Inner City Impact program in Chicago, which tries to save the kids from the streets, featured; scenes shown from the tough Logan's Square neighborhood in Chicago. [Former punk Sabrina RODRIGUEZ - talks about gang life and her family life.]

Ford, Jack;
Palmer, John;
Vester, Linda

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