NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 08, 1969
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(Studio) Father James Groppi still in jail while his welfare client protesters go back to Capitol.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Madison, WI) Welfare clients and students marched to legislature last night trying to convince them to restore welfare cuts. National Guard and Police guard building Guard reduced today. Legis. agrees to hear some of welfare clients and bill opponents. Each side given hour [Welfare Mother Muriel HAGAN - says legislature should treat recipients with respect. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness impossible without adequate income. Assemblyman John Shabaz says bills opponents couldn't be there because they were working. [SHABAZ - believes mood is 1 against more welfare.]
REPORTER: John Dancy