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American Agenda (Economy: Inner City Poverty) #141585

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 05, 1992
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Newark: Beth Nissen) Cost of housing in the inner cities examined; scenes shown from Newark, New Jersey. [Three PEOPLE, welfare recipient Angela ROSEBERG - say rent keeps them poor.] [Mother Kaleema ISLAM - talks about impact of constant moving on the kids.] [Newark ecumenical ministry Stephen JONES - says to combat poverty, better places to live are needed.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rebecca Chase) Attempt by former President Jimmy Carter to organize the battle against poverty in Atlanta's inner city examined; scenes shown. [CARTER - talks about poverty in Atlanta; hopes all doctors will volunteer help.] Plan for the residents to determine their needs outlined. [Community leader Douglas DEAN - talks about housing needs.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Nissen, Beth;
Sawyer, Diane

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