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Economy: Homeless Project #323769

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 20, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Saint Paul, Minnesota: Phil Jones) Project to help homeless save money for their own apts. here featured. [Father ADRIAN, MAN - urge that homeless be helped.] Changing nature of homelessness in United States discussed. [Shelter manager Sandra RICHARDSON - says there are more homeless families and working poor.] [Homeless Lorraine HARRIS - comments on her plight.] United States Conf. of Mayors report results with regard to homelessness discussed. [Project participant "ED" - comments on having to put most of his earnings in savings account] Ed noted saving enough money to move into his own apt. Poor noted unable to afford escalating rent. [Minnesota housing financial agent Jim SOLEM - says housing must become affordable.] [President BUSH - comments on homeless.] US Housing and Urban Development Secretary- designate Jack Kemp mentioned. No. of homeless Americans given.

Rather, Dan;
Jones, Phil

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