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Los Angeles, California / Urban Policies and Politics / Anti- Poverty Programs #141164

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 12, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The politics of urban policies examined; details given of President Bush's meeting with Congressional leaders of both parties. [BUSH - shows a poster on his inner city plan.] [Representative Maxine WATERS - says she is encouraged.] [Representative Thomas FOLEY - suggests transferring savings from defense reductions.] The money issue raised.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) White House recalled blaming the riots on the failed policies of the 1960s and 1970s.

(Los Angeles: Beth Nissen) Impact of federal anti-poverty programs on the inner city of Los Angeles and its residents examined; scenes shown from south central Los Angeles. [West Angeles Church of God in Christ Bishop Charles BLAKE, architect Michael HENDERSON, Cynthia SHACKLEFORD - defend the past programs.]

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth
Duration:
00:05:30

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