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Food Stamps Cuts / Reactions #43522

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1976
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(Studio) Admin. orders cuts in food stamp distribution. States, labor unions and church groups join families in filing federal suit to block cuts.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) 11 million to be cut from food stamps while 5 million others to get incrd. benefits. [AFL-CIO Jacob CLAYMAN - says Agriculture Department knows cost of everything and value of nothing.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Director Clarence MITCHELL - criticizes those hypocrites who point up abuses in programs to help people.] Court hearing set for Friday
REPORTER: David Garcia

(Studio) Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz says those who filed suit are bleeding hearts who don't understand Const.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Garcia, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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