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Teaching Marriage to Welfare Moms

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Teaching Marriage to Welfare Moms

Teaching Marriage to Welfare Moms

Teaching Marriage to Welfare Moms

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When President Bush announced in 2001 that his administration was going to devote $1.5 billion to promote marriage, his critics said the initiative was one more way the president was trying to advance the cause of his conservative supporters.

In the first of a series of reports on teaching marriage skills, Alix Spiegel profiles an Oklahoma program to instruct women on welfare the difference between infatuation and a lasting relationship.