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(Studio) President Ford vetoes $2.75 billion child nutrition bill. Doesn't hurt school lunch program. Threatens school breakfast program for preschoolers and pregnant women.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn featured. Unemployment rate 3 times national average Program served needs of pregnant women, nursing mothers and their children for 1 1/2 years 600,000 in United States in program. 1/2 babies in neighborhood malnourished before program. [WOMAN - says food benefits her and baby.] [2nd WOMAN - says would neglect something else in her home if had to buy food.] [Health planner Jim ARIDAS - says criminal to stop diet.] Awareness of right nutrition and health care gained in low income groups. Congress will probably override Ford's veto.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup
- Kladstrup, Don;
- Mudd, Roger
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