INTERFACE: DELIVERING N.Y.C.'S HUMAN RESOURCES (TV)

Summary

One in this public affairs series in which interviews are conducted by an ecumenical panel of New York City religious leaders. This program examines the services provided by the New York City's Human Resources Administration, the nation's largest municipal government agency. HRA administrator Stanley Brezenoff discusses the agency with the Rev. William B. Gray, director of communications for Trinity Church in downtown Manhattan; Rabbi A. James Rudin, assistant national director of the American Jewish Committee; and the Rev. Edwin O'Brien, vice chancellor of the Archdiocese of New York. Topics discussed include the following: the strengths and weaknesses of the city's current welfare system; the possibility of instituting a federally administered welfare program; alternatives to welfare; welfare statistics; societal attitudes toward welfare recipients; and possible ways for the HRA to help recipients become less dependent on the system. No commercials. (Series history unknown.)

Details

  • NETWORK: WABC-TV
  • DATE: May 11, 1980 Sunday 9:00 AM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:21
  • COLOR/B&W: COLOR
  • CATALOG ID: T90:0136
  • GENRE: Religious
  • SUBJECT HEADING: New York City - Politics and government
  • SERIES RUN: WABC (New York, NY) - TV, 1980
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CREDITS

    • Miskit Airth … Executive Producer
    • Sheila Terrace … Producer
    • Paulette Douglas … Director
    • William B. Gray … Host
    • A. James Rudin … Panelist
    • Edwin O'Brien … Panelist
    • Stanley Brezenoff … Special Guest, Administrator of the New York City Dep't of Human Resources