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In Depth (Poor in America / Food Banks) #653542

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 22, 2001
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The Growing number of people needing the services of food banks due to the economic slowdown reported; details given of the decline of donations to food banks since the September 11 attack on America; scenes shown from a food pantry. [Father Chris DELANEY - says he has to get help to feed his family.] [Faith Food Pantry John SFIRE - says the people his charity helps are not homeless.] [Food bank WORKER - says she would beg for help if she could.] [Second Harvest Martha PICKETT - says government assistance forms are too complicated.] [US Department of Agriculture Eric BOST - says the government must do a better job.]

Myers, Lisa;
Seigenthaler, John

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