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New York City / Homeless / Brown #319881

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) New York City homeless person Joyce Brown's celebrity status featured; details given, scenes from various television programs shown. [BROWN - says everyone is celebrity.] Brown's involvement with NYC's homeless policy recalled. [BROWN - says isn't mentally ill.] Sidewalk where Brown lived indicated. Brown's reputation discussed. Brown shown speaking at Harvard Law School's forum. [BROWN - discusses homeless situation.] [Columnist Ellen GOODMAN - comments on homeless problem.] Book and movie offers reported presented to Brown. [BROWN - says she's interesting.] Brown's mental condition discussed. [On WWOR-TV's "People Are Talking", MAN - calls Brown bum.] [BROWN - angrily responds.] [GOODMAN - comments on Brown's dehumanization.] [Brown's attorney Norman SIEGEL - quotes Brown.] Brown reported speaking message to all who will listen.

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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