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Season 5, Episode 8 Fast Food Women; Takeover

First Aired: August 10, 1992

A double bill: profiles of "Fast Food Women" working for low wages; and the "Takeover" of vacated houses by the homeless. Included: protests against HUD; footage of a "tent city" being destroyed in Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
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