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American Agenda (Family: Housing) #113564

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 26, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Americus, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Issue of substandard housing featured; details given of one's man's efforts to solve housing problems, scenes shown of life in ramshackle houses. [MAN - describes conds. in house.] [In rural Georgia, Louise WILLIAMS - says there is no running water.] [Former busman., who founded Habitat for Humanity organization, Millard FULLER - says we can change situation.] Org.'s success across nation detailed; scenes shown of changes done by vols. in various cities. [FULLER - explains his idea.] [Audrey BROWN - reads her letter requesting help from Habitat organization] [Williams' sister Eliza BROOKEN - says she won't miss old house.] [WILLIAMS - describes new bathroom.] [FULLER - says poverty housing should not be tolerated.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Plans for vols. from USSR to come to United States to help build Habitat houses noted.

Chase, Rebecca;
Donaldson, Sam

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