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Legal Aid #19271

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 11, 1972
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(Studio) Legal Aid to Poor Program Director Fred Speaker resigns in dispute with superiors in which he was attacked for defending poor people against city governments.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Boston, Massachusetts) Young lawyers here, as in 850 other offices, offer legal assistance to the poor. Case of Antonio Mateus with Attorney Paula Gold cited as example. City red tape, welfare at issue. VP Agnew criticizes program as using Federal money to interfere with local government [Massachusetts Governor Francis SARGENT - favors legal services for poor.]
REPORTER: David Snell

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:04:00

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