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Does Welfare Reform Need Reform?
Aired 10/24/2002

In 1996 President Bill Clinton signed into law a controversial welfare reform act. Many liberals were angry. Three senior Clinton aides resigned. Itís now six years later. Congress needs to reauthorize the law. Is welfare reform working? What needs fixing?
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  Douglas Besharov
    Jacobs Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs, and editor of Americaís Disconnected Youth: Toward a Preventive Strategy
  Ron Haskins
    Former Special Advisor to the President for Welfare Policy, now senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-editor of The New World of Welfare.

Originally Aired: 10/24/2002

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