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1980 Census #63844

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 31, 1980
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(Studio) Controversy surrounding 1980 Census Bureau's population count recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Bureau's final tally discussed; details outlined on screen. Impact on Representatives allowed each state cited; New York and Florida given as exs. [Representative Ben ROSENThAL - comments.] General Accting. Ofc. said claiming undercount in 1980 census; defense of Bureau's work by director Vincent Barabba noted. [BARABBA - comments.] Legal challenges to census figs. mentioned.
REPORTER: Mike von Fremd

von Fremd, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank

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