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Food Stamp Program #236552

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 10, 1975
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(Studio) Ford administration plans to raise food stamp prices, but Congress to fight hike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Little Rock, Arkansas) If administration increases price, poor may not be able to afford food stamps. Elderly poor to be hardest hit; Elizabeth McAllester good ex. [McALLESTER - says day may come when she can afford only 1 meal per day.] [Velma BOWERS - says if prices increase, she can look only to Lord for help.] Admin. says plan to save taxpayers millions; critics of plan say possible starvation not out of realm of possibility. [Community organizer Wade RATHKE - thinks low in-come people being hurt in battle of budget.] Predicament of Donna Hull's family outlined. [Mrs. HULL - says she can barely afford food stamps now.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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