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Homeless: Fighting Back #318182

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 24, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Upcoming House hearings on homeless and United States Mayors Conf. study on homeless reported Arrest of leaders of militant pro-homeless group in Detroit, Michigan, call for ntnwide. march in Atlanta, Georgia, and beginning of cross- country march by homeless from Santa Barbara, California, to Washington, DC reported; scenes shown. [National Union for the Homeless spokesperson Chris SPROWAL - says government must respond.] Stmt. from mayors' meeting that homeless problem in federal government problem reported [Mayor West Wilson GOODE - says government cuts lead to homelessness.] Charges that cities not concerned with homelessness noted. [Detroit official Barbara PARKER - says solution not simple.] Rel. of minimum wage and homeless outlined on screen. [Mayor Ray. FLYNN - says some working people live in shelters.] [SPROWAL - says minimum wage workers can't make decent living.]

Spencer, Susan

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