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Census / Counting The Homeless #127500

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1990
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) Last night's counting of the homeless by Census Bureau featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC, and New York City. [Two homeless MEN - says they want to be counted.] [Activist for the homeless Mitch SNYDER - says the count is a sham.] Concern of homeless advocates that under count will result in less funding noted. [1990 Census assistant director Peter BOUNPANE - explains counting procedure.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Al Dale) Accuracy of counting the homeless examined; scenes shown from Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and other cities. [Two homeless MEN - say they were not counted.] Examples cited of homeless people and shelters that were passed by.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Census Bureau noted announcing count in a year.

Dale, Al;
McKenzie, John;
Sawyer, Diane

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