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Hunger in America / School Children / Florida #202537

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1969
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(Studio) Congress Martha Griffiths introduces legislation to provide 3 free meals daily for needy school children. Congress studies hunger in 2 Florida cnties.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Myers, Florida) Senator George McGovern's field survey conts. in Florida. Borrows Senator Robert F. Kennedy's tactic of well-publicized investigation of misery and confrontation of foot-dragging bureaucrats. [Senator Jacob JAVITS - asks county officials if prosperity of citizens their business.] [McGOVERN - asks if $75. is adequate food budget.] Governor Claude Kirk says he'll begin food stamp program if given money. Nixon to send hunger message to Congress McGovern fits self for defender-of-poor title.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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