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Reality Check (Charity Gap) #361464

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 05, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) House Speaker Newt Gingrich and other Congressional Republicans' statement that it will be up to charities to guarantee a safety net for the nation's poor to make up for the shortfall of future government services examined. [GINGRICH - says private charities will have the burden instead of the government.] [Johns Hopkins University Lester SALAMON - says charities can't cover the huge scale cutbacks because of a little known fact that charities get one-third of their money from the government; comments on the massive Republican cutbacks.] [Center for Effective Compassion Arianna HUFFINGTON - makes perfunctory statements.] [Washington, DC, charity director Sara CARDMILL - says many will be left out in the cold.]

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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