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Poverty / EOA / OEO #198566

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1968
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(Studio) War on poverty due for hard time. Carl Perkins, of House Education and Labor Committee, announces investigations of poverty programs in dozen cities. Ohio Governor James Rhodes asks repeal of Economic Opportunities Act and abolishment of OEO. Strom Thurmond visits Richard Nixon to attack OEO.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York, New York) Thurmond presence said liability to Nixon, who's concerned about black situation. Thurmond wants more money for defense, less for economy opportunity. [THURMOND - says money wasted in OEO. Work chiefly political in South Carolina and other places.] Vice President Humphrey said offered post in new administration HHH visits UN. [To CBS reporter Richard O'Brien, HUMPHREY - says he has no plans to join Nixon admin; no definite plans for Senate race.] Nixon wants a high ranking Democrat in administration Maybe Clark Clifford.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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