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The Census / Homeless #127428

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Charles Thomas) Problems in, and importance of, counting the homeless in the 1990 census examined. [Battered wife in shelter Barbara ATTICKS - explains why she wants to be counted.] [Jimmy WILLIAMS - talks about the hidden homeless.] Training sessions for census takers who will track the homeless shown. Fact that big cities will be underrepresented in Congress if their homeless population is undercounted explained. [Homeless advocate Mitch SNYDER - says if homeless are undercounted, funds will be less.] City streets and the homeless shown.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Forrest;
Thomas, Charles
Duration:
00:02:30

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