CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1969
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(Studio) War on hunger continues in Senate
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Senator reverses Rules Committee decision and gives Senator George McGovern's hunger committee full $250,000. McGovern supported by both party leaders and White House Cut in funds attempted by South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond. Other South Carolina Senator Ernest Hollings reports on hunger in SC. [HOLLINGS - feels impossible for SC to do things for hunger. Hunger problem covered-up. Hunger and poor can't be ignored.] [McGOVERN - declares people need food more than studies. Asks Hollings what his report means to committee ] Hollings asks McGovern not to praise his report, for it would hurt him in SC.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
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