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Reagan / The Homeless #100087

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bill O'Reilly) Reality behind welfare family singled out by President Reagan during his news conference examined; details given, scenes shown. [Carmen MOTTA - describes their living conditions, lack of food.] [Wednesday, REAGAN - suggests family have house built for them for same amount of money they receive annually.] Federal law controlling amount and purpose of money Motta recs. explained. [Mayor Edward KOCH - calls for reactivating of low income hsing. program administration eliminated; thinks Reagan understands welfare system as well as he does Iran.] New York state and city said suing federal government to restore some food stamp cuts. [MOTTA - suggests Reagan visit her, live on her food allowance.]

Jennings, Peter;
O'Reilly, Bill

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