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American Agenda (Economy: The Rural Poor) #128826

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 28, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Orland, Maine: Joe Bergantino) Homemakers Organized for More Employment (HOME), an organization created and run by the rural poor to combat poverty in rural northern Maine, featured; scenes shown from area. [HOME founder Lucy POOLEN - says people can help each other.] [Residents Marian BRIDGES, Theresa HARRIMAN, Karen GILMAN - talk about HOME programs.] Various services provided by HOME reviewed. [HOME staff Sister Marie AHEARN - says we are trying to make people self- reliant.] [POOLEN - comments further on program.]

Bergantino, Joe;
Donaldson, Sam

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