ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Pikeville, Kentucky) Pikeville, Kentucky, scenes shown. Poverty of region noted. Unemployment, cutbacks in school lunch programs, food stamps noted. [Health clinic worker Eula HALL - cites cases of food lack.] [Disabled coal miner Ronald HUNTER - will have soup for Thanksgiving.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - questions resident about hunger.] 1968 scenes of late Robert Kennedy tour of Appalachia shown. Conditions said worse than then. [KENNEDY - speaks of aid programs that have been cut.] Case of Fannie Mae Lawson cited.
REPORTER: Mark Potter
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