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The Fleecing of America (Deadbeat Dads Program) #613507

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 16, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Linda Vester) The costly failure of the government's program intended to force deadbeat dads to pay child support featured; details given of taxpayer waste on the computer tracking system that doesn't work. [Mother Faydean TURNER, Association of Child Support Enforcement Gerri JENSEN, Genesse County administrator Jennie BARKEY, Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement David ROSS, Representative Henry HYDE - talk about the failure of the computer system to link states and who is to blame.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Vester, Linda
Duration:
00:03:00

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