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Food Stamp Cuts / Butz / Reaction #246127

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1976
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(Studio) Ford administration sued in effort to stop food stamp cutbacks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Coalition asking court* to stop cuts made up of states, labor unions and church and civil rights groups. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Clarence MITCHELL - can't understand why large part of population committed to starvation.] Agriculture Department says new rules to eliminate stamps for 2 million and increase benefits for 4 million.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Ohio) [Agriculture Secretary Earl BUTZ - says tired of feeding Ohio State University students whose parents drive new cars. Tired of feeding able-bodied men who strike jobs.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(DC) Admin. rules take effect next week
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Reporter(s):
Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:40

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