CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 08, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s signing of the bill that changes the Medicare program noted.
(White House: John Roberts) The Medicare bill examined; scenes shown of the signing ceremony; details given about the coverage gap and Democrats’ proposed changes. [BUSH – says our government is finally bringing prescription drug coverage to seniors.] [Medicare recipient Gladys CANON- says she was hoping for more.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY – criticizes the new plan.] [Former Medicare administrator Gail WILENSKY- says it was this bill or no bill.]
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