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New York City / Homeless #106788

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Cold weather in New York City reported Report introduced.

(NYC: Ned Potter) Challenge in court by New York Civil Liberties Union to NYC program putting psychiatrists on the streets to find those homeless people they deem dangerous reported; details given, scenes shown. Attorney George McDonald shown distributing leaflets to homeless. Homeless patient, whose real name way Joyce Brown, but called herself Billie Boggs, noted allowing attys. to take her case to court [New York Civil Liberties Union Norman SIEGEL - wants to protect civil liberties of homeless.] [City health official Dr. Luis MARCOS - says mentally ill in streets need help.] Boggs test case reviewed. [McDONALD - tells man he will help him.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:02:20

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