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Food Stamps / Ford #245096

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 28, 1976
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(Studio) Report on food stamp issue.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Baltimore, Massachusetts) President Ford's regulations would remove 5 million from food stamp rolls and save $1 billion. Those making $6700 and above for family of 4 to be disqualified. Rules go into effect June 1. [Steven RUBY - says paycheck not large.] $483 month is proposed maximum. Ruby family disqualified because he makes $573 month [Mrs. Susan RUBY - says won't be able to eat 3 meals per day.] [Mrs. Twila MUMMERT - explains how food stamps help her 5 sons.] Pollard family disqualified because Mrs. Pollard earns $725 month; $633 is proposed maximum. [Mrs. Mary POLLARD - explains how little money is left over for food stamps.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Schieffer, Bob

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