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Nixon / Welfare #15114

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 19, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon speaks to Republican Govs.' Conf.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Williamsburg, Virginia) Nixon seeks support for Welfare Program. [NIXON - says system where those not working make those working feel like fools can't be tolerated; job not menial, if puts bread on table and gives satisfaction of providing for family; as much dignity in scrubbing floors, emptying bed pans as any other job; to provide more generously for those unable to help themselves stop helping those able to help themselves.] Govs. fail to receive expected aid from Nixon for state financial troubles.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller says 8,250 state employees will be fired, if no new funds found; New York City Mayor Lindsay says 90,000 fired if $200 million in state aid not restored.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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