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Workfare #297607

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 19, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(War, West Virginia) Controversy surrounding President Reagan's workfare program examined; anti-workfare demonstrations in several cities today described, shown. [Coalition Against Workfare spokesperson Ray ROSARIO - equates working for welfare checks with slavery.] Workfare's status in West Virginia discussed; Jerry Anderson and Tom Jallo mentioned. [Workfare participants Yvonne PENN, Ed TOLBERT, Dan WINGO, Wynn MAGLAMORY - praise self-respect achieved under workfare.] [West Virginia workfare admin. Yvonne STAMPER - feels public views workfare participants as meaningful participants in society.] Focus of anti-workfare criticism outlined. [Darlene MOORE - claims she was forced out of job by workfare participant.] Reagan mentioned seeking national mandatory workfare law.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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