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(Studio) California Governor Ronald Reagan tries to cut welfare costs with "work or else" program.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Oxnard, California) Program began in Oxnard. Unemployed fathers told to come to welfare center to register for jobs. 1/2 showed up. Plan is to assign unemployed to non-skilled jobs. Cost of administration not estimated. Approved and partially funded by HEW. Welfare rights groups dislike it. [Lawyer David SCHWARTZ - criticizes program.] [Welfare recipient Felton JOHNSON - likes the program.] Johnson goes to work as office assistant [Governor Ronald REAGAN - says state will make program work.]
REPORTER: Roy Neal
- Chancellor, John;
- Neal, Roy
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