NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 23, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Chip Reid) Political disagreement over a prescription drug plan for Medicare recipients examined; drug proposals outlined; details given about Democrats’ objection to the Republican plan to require Medicare to compete with private health plans. [Representative Billy TAUZIN- says we’re close to an agreement.] [Senators Edward KENNEDY, Tom DASCHLE – object to the Republicans’ plan.] [Senator Charles GRASSLEY- says it’s important for the president to intervene.]
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