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Homeless: Gaining Clout / Campaign '88 #318183

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 24, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Bill Whitaker) Gaining of political clout by homeless constituency as campaign '88 unfolds reported [Senator Paul SIMON - says homeless sleep near White House] Lobbying by National Coalition for Homeless reported; group's techniques detailed. [Young MAN - says some people don't believe issue exists.] [National Coalition for Homeless spokesperson Bob COOK - says group has to prod president cands. about issue.] [Hunger and Homelessness campaign. spokesperson Tim FULLER - comments.] television ad for Governor Michael Dukakis shown. [Bruce BABBITT - talks about new class of homeless.] [Senator Robert DOLE - comments on homeless.] [Shelter dirs. Andy BALES, Patty MacDONELL - discuss prospects of cands. actually attacking homeless problem.] Scenes shown of homeless people.

Spencer, Susan;
Whitaker, Bill

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