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American Agenda (Campaign '92: The Cities) #138081

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 20, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Carole Simpson) Proposals from President Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton to clean up the cities examined; scenes shown to illustrate the blight and despair in urban America, including the riots in Los Angeles. [Conference of Mayors Tom COCHRAN - comments.] Clinton's development as governor of Arkansas of enterprise zones, where businesses could get tax breaks, outlined. [In 1983, CLINTON - comments.] Bush's launching of the weed and seed program, which provides federal money to local enforcement to weed out criminals and seed troubled areas with social services, noted. [BUSH - comments.] Clinton's version of weed and seed and his city rebuilding program detailed. [COCHRAN - says Clinton has a plan while Bush has no cohesive strategy.]

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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