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61st Governors Conference / National Welfare #205606

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1969
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(Studio) Nation's govs. propose President Nixon increase welfare reforms with Fed. Govt. bearing full burden of cost. 1 South Democrat opposes this stand.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) Georgia Governor Lester Maddox opposes national welfare. [MADDOX - says bad to take away responsibilities of states.] [Ohio Governor James RHODES - says need this in Ohio. Can't continue to compound misery of poor.] [MADDOX - says take over Georgia if you're going to run the whole show.] [New York Governor Nelson ROCKEFELLER - says President Nixon plans to take care of a lot of people in Georgia that Maddox hasn't taken care of. National minimum is right.] Govs. except Maddox say yea to federal welfare.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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