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Welfare Job Seekers #219713

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 12, 1972
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(Studio) Legislation requiring welfare recipients to register for work, found faulty in that few jobs available. Viewer takes issue, citing lack of domestic help.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York) [State Employment Service, Miss Linda COLBURN - says few welfare applicants meet employer's standards, such as recent references.] Statistics showing small percentage able bodied adults on welfare shown. Experimental work relief program proved costly and of little help. [Welfare Admin. Jule SUGARMAN - says 4,000 men put to work on municipal projects to earn welfare checks.] 30,000 had been projected.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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