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Clinton / Americorps / Politics #156518

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 23, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton's State of the Union address tomorrow night mentioned.

(Washington: John Martin) Clinton's AmeriCorps program and why some Republicans are opposed to this program of volunteers working to help the community in return for a financial package that includes an education voucher featured; scenes shown of the volunteers at work in Baltimore, Maryland. [AmeriCorps worker Jeanetta POWELL, Rochelle BILLINGS, National Service Corporation CEO Eli SEGAL - talk about AmeriCorps.] The cost of the program and the reasons for the Republican opposition outlined. [Representative Newt GINGRICH, Senator Charles GRASSLEY - oppose this form of volunteerism.] [Maryland AmeriCorps Marilyn SMITH - responds.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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