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American Agenda (Economy: Homeless and Hustlers) #140457

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 04, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Berkeley, California: Carole Simpson) Cities' problem with homeless and panhandlers, who use the money they beg to buy drugs and alcohol, examined; scenes shown from Berkeley, California, where the local business people have developed a voucher system to help the needy homeless. [Berkeley merchants association head Jeffrey Shaddick LIGHTER- says street people are turning away business.] [Berkeley emergency food project's Wendy GEORGES, merchant Jim YOUNG, MAN, two HOMELESS, stationery store owner Barbara MACE- talk about voucher program.]

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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