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Rural Homeless #323941

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 30, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Defiance, Ohio: Gary Reeves) Growing problem of homelessness in smaller United States cities, specifically Wilmington, Ohio, reported; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - comments on sleeping in truck with her children.] [Access Soup Kitchen director Doug MOORE - comments on situation.] Growing number of homeless families noted. [Homeless Ricky Lee PRATER - comments on his homeless family members (named).] Rural homelessness and economy conds. discussed. [Ohio Coalition for the Homeless spokesperson Bill FAITH - comments on situation.] [Shelter director Claudia Whittenburg HOPKINS - says shelter stays full.] [Homeless "BOBBY" - comments on his plight.] [Wilmington mayor Nick EVELAND - says many homeless are ashamed.] No. of rural homeless estimate

Rather, Dan;
Reeves, Gary

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