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Welfare Reform #220037

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 03, 1972
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(Studio) The Admin. reports number of ineligible persons on welfare is twice expected rate, due to inefficiency rather than cheating. Congress passed Welfare Reform Bill emphasizing jobs for the poor. New York instituted similar reform.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(N.Y.) Esther Williams profiled as one seeking work through New York's welfare employment program. Negro, 21 years old, mother, she registers for work as state law requires. [N.Y. State Employment Service, Clarence GUTHRIE - says there are few jobs available.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

[Senator Clifford HANSEN - expresses confidence in program, especially in fed. aid to pay for training of welfare recipients.] [National Welfare Rights Org., George WILEY - says new legislation ineffective as no jobs available.] [Human Resources Admin., Jules SUGARMAN - says Gov't. not prepared to provide necessary jobs.]
REPORTER: George Herman

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George;
Schakne, Robert

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