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Eye On America (Economy: Middle Class and The Homeless) #336568

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 23, 1991
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Staten Island: Bob Faw) Reaction of middle-class America to the homeless problem featured; various scenes shown of the homeless in New York City. [Resident Dorothy FITZPATRICK, WOMAN, state legislator Robert STRANIERI, New York residents Roseanne FRISCIA, Diane ROVELLA, Lorraine SORDS, Harold DONNELLY - defend the middle class against the homeless.] [Sociologist Camilo VAGARO - comments.] [New York homeless program director Willie WASHINGTON - describes how his program works.] [New York City human resources administration's Raymond DIAZ - defends good programs.] Question of whether the rights of homeowners or the homeless should prevail reiterated. [Mayor David DINKINS - talks about the homeless problem.] [Homeless man David TAYLOR - defends his rights.]

Faw, Bob;
Smith, Harry

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