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Eye On America (San Antonio, Texas / Campaign '92 / The Poor) #341079

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Antonio: Bill Plante) Lack of presidential candidates who speak for the working poor featured; scenes shown from San Antonio, Texas. [Jos‚ GARCIA - talks about his economic situation.] [Advocate for the poor Jocal MESA - comments on politics, the poor.] Increase in the number of Americans using food stamps noted; historical footage shown of President Lyndon Johnson declaring war on poverty, of past presidential candidates and champions of the poor Hubert Humphrey, Robert F. Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy, George McGovern, Walter Mondale, and Jesse Jackson. [Three MEN - say no one cares.] Scenes shown of this year's Democratic presidential candidates who are said to focus on the middle class. [Former San Antonio Mayor Henry CISNEROS - comments on potential social breakdown.]

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:10

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