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American's Hungry / Tom Marlow Family #231850

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 1974
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(Studio) Following story about Tom Marlow family in Campbell Cnty., Tennessee, hundreds of calls come into CBS offering money and assistance.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Campbell Cnty., Tennessee) Food, clothing, firewood delivered to Marlow family. $1103 sent to Marlows over wkend. [MARLOW - says he's surprised by people's willingness to give; appreciates everything.] Marlows symbolic of poor and hungry all over US. Some officials upset by publicity given to Marlow family. [La Follette Mayor James FREEMAN - believes Marlows mismanage money.] [Campbell Cnty. Judge Jack ALEXANDER - plans to ask Mr. Marlow to allow conservator be apptd. to manage his money.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) CBS didn't visit Marlow family to be singled out for compassion. Marlow family representatives millions of Americans below poverty level. Domestic hunger problem shouldn't be lost in midst of world hunger problem.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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