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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The failure of budget talks between Congress and President Clinton's administration noted. [Representative John KASICH - defends the needs for cuts in entitlement programs.]

(Summit, New Jersey: Kevin Newman) The problems with the Republican push for volunteer and charity care to replace government funding examined; scenes shown from a church in New Jersey where volunteers care for the homeless. Examples of the cost in money and man hours of charitable programs cited. [Former homeless mother "DENISE", minister Charles RUSH - comment.] [Johns Hopkins University Lester SALAMON - cites the level of charitable giving that would be needed.] [Center for Effective Compassion Arianna HUFFINGTON - calls for ten percent giving.]

Newman, Kevin;
Simpson, Carole

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