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Welfare Reform / Clinton / Georgia #168295

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 22, 1996
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Clinton's signing of legislation to change the welfare system featured; tenets of the bill that basically turns control over to the states outlined on screen. [CLINTON - backs the bill to end the isolation of poor people from mainstream America.] The protests outside the White House by opponents of this welfare reform shown. [NOW's Patricia IRELAND - says millions have been plunged into poverty.] [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - reacts to NOW's position.]

(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Marietta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Georgia's state welfare program that requires recipients to work examined. [Program director Sloane SHEPARD, caseworker Casey RAIFORM, job readiness instructor Stuart GOTKIN - talk about the job search program.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Hume, Brit;
Poussaint, Renee

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