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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Clinton's proposal to put some welfare recipients in federal jobs reported. [CLINTON - details his proposal.]

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The one-half million Los Angeles residents who will soon lose their welfare benefits examined; USC study statistics cited on loss of benefits. [Welfare recipient April BOYD, University of Southern California Dr. Jennifer WOLCH - talk about the massive problems that will multiply from cutting a huge amount of people off the dole.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) An example of the hardship put on a former welfare recipient to obtain a job featured; scenes shown from a previous story [December 12, 1996] on Oregon welfare mom Dita Little, who got job training, but is back on welfare.

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George

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