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The New Poor #280440

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 13, 1982
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(Studio) Call for moratorium on soc. service budget cuts by service agencies discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Cleveland, Ohio) [January 1982, President REAGAN - announces mobilization of private sector for vol. effort to solve soc. ills.] [Father Joseph McNULTY - notes cut in church's fins.] [President's task force on private initiative spokesperson, Bill VERITY - thinks public is contributing more.] [McNULTY - notes unemployed parishioners, unrealistic eligibility requirements for poor in Survey of several charities' contributions and demand for services outlined on screen, discussed; findings of Urban Institution study graphed on screen. [VERITY - encourages local towns to care for their own.] Cleveland's Saint Augustine's soc. service efforts examined. [Valerie TUENER - notes "parishers" lack of resources.] [Joann FONTANEZ - comments on medical expenses.] [VERITY - acknowledges a bit of hardship for some.] [McNULTY - thinks hurt will increase]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:10

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