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Reagan / Welfare #215817

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 03, 1971
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(Studio) California Governor Ronald Reagan announces new welfare plan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [REAGAN - says sure can accomplish reform.] Plan designed to save money.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Sacramento, California) 2 1/2 million recing. welfare in California, partially responsible for $150 million state budget deficit; Reagan cutting back on medical aid to needy. [Assemblyman John BURTON - asks what govt, for if not to care for people in need.] [California financial dir, Verne ORR - halting rising welfare costs not political issue, but necessity.] [REAGAN - says California citizens fed up with supporting federal program that is failure.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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