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State of The Union / Schools #219863

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 20, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon proposes new plan for financing schools. National sales tax could be implemented to ease property tax burden.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [NIXON - says new program will give local school bds. control of schools.]

(Studio) Program will aid communities and schools that can't raise taxes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Rochelle, New York) School programs cut due to lack of funds. [School principal, John POZZI - describes how only basics can be taught-no frills.] [Supt. of Schools, Dr. Robert SPILLANE - says schools can't survive another year with such limited funds.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:03:20

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