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Making a Difference (MusicianCorps) #968102

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 08, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: John Yang) The MusicianCorps program, in which musicians get a paycheck and health insurance for teaching music to children in cash-strapped schools in 4 cities, featured; scenes shown from Chicago. [MusicianCorps fellow Cyndy FIKE†- says this is every one of my passions pulled into one.] [MusicianCorps founder Kiff GALLAGHER†- says it enables young people to develop the skills of connectivity, teamwork, discipline, perseverance; talks about the service impulse.] [MusicianCorps fellow Vernon LLOYD†- states we need these programs so kids can forget about the gang barriers.] [Band members Jesse MACIAS†, Rubie GUADALUPE†- comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Yang, John

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