CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 28, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Fin. Committee throws out President Nixon's Welfare Reform Plan, substituting requirement for some welfare recipients to work or lose aid. Nixon's plan include family assistance with guaranteed income. Senator Russell Long's substitute include mandatory work feature for families with dependent children. House has padded Nixon plan. Admin. fights to save it on Senate floor. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Elliot Richardson leads attack on Senator Fin. Committee plan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [RICHARDSON - says committee plan would be a step backward to civilian army of Federal employees.]
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