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Workfare Controversy #300517

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 22, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buffalo, New York) Pros and cons of workfare programs for welfare recipients examined; scenes shown. [Union spokesperson John BRONEMAN - claims work fare employees displace union workers.] [Sam CHENEY - notes, under workfare, he was put in previous city work slot from which he had been laid off.] [Jerry MANDRISA - cites fact that Cheney, under workfare, replaced him.] [Union spokesperson Ted MITCHELL - agrees union workers have been replaced by workfare participants.] [Welfare commissioner Fred BUSCAGLIA - denies allegations.] [Workfare recipient Tina KUBALA - prefers working for welfare check.] [Jim COSTELLO - feels workfare recipients are depriving him of right to work.]
REPORTER: Jane Bryant Quinn

Reporter(s):
Quinn, Jane Bryant;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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