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American Agenda (Economy: Welfare Reform) #140656

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jersey City, New Jersey: Rebecca Chase) The American welfare system and the new wave of reform examined; statistics given on women and children on welfare. [Two young welfare MOTHERS, longtime welfare recipient Marsha HANKERSON - comment.] [Political scientist Lawrence MEAD - talks about concept of a moral contract with welfare recipients.] Reform moves planned in five states outlined. [New Jersey assemblyman Wayne BRYANT, Senator Daniel Patrick MOYNIHAN - offer differing opinions on law to limit welfare payments to women having more children.] [Welfare mothers Rose Marie FREEMAN, HANKERSON, MOYNIHAN, MEAD - comment on the new law.]

Reporter(s):
Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:10

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