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New York City / Homeless / Families #114181

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Rebecca Chase) Raising of children of homeless in hotels in NYC featured; details given, scenes shown. [Homeless CHILDREN - explain reasons why they hate and fear living in hotels.] [Mother Margarita LANZA - says children know about crime, that she's tired of same four walls; explains kids' behavior problems.] [Author Jonathan KOZOL - describes creation in United States of class of homeless.] Health and psychological problems of homeless children detailed; scenes shown. [KOZOL - describes school problems of kids.] [CHILDREN - say don't want others to know they live in shelters.] [Association to Benefit Children spokesperson Randy HARPER - says kids' dreams die young here.] [Boy John RICCOBONO - explains bad behavior.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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