VII-"I Lived in a Slum" - Woody Klein - New York World Telegram and Sun

VII-"I Lived in a Slum" - Woody Klein - New York World Telegram and Sun

At the End of the Road - Welfare

by: Woody Klein | publication date: June 29, 1959 | Publication: New York World-Telegram and Sun | pages: 1

As part of my assignment to live in slums for a month, I wanted the experience of trying to get on relief. My role was that of an unemployed and inexperienced actor who drifted here from Los Angeles.

In the fifth installment of the "I Lived in a Slum" series, Woody Klein writes about his experience trying to receive welfare aid during the month he spent living in New York City's worst slums.

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