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NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1969
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(Studio) National Violence Cmsn.'s final report says United States must end Vietnam War, halt inflation and invest $20 billion extra yearly on domestic needs. Report cites causes of domestic problems.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Studio) Chairperson Milton Eisenhower talks with regard to violence strain in American and how other ntns. have fallen due to ignoring internal problems. [EISENHOWER - says Committee has pointed out problems and possible solutions like doing away with crime-breeding situations. Don't expect answers overnight, but will be disapptd. if nothing done after 5 years] Committee recommends: doubling of Criminal Court investments, more police on foot patrols, keeping dope addicts away from crime; marijuana penalties lessened; handguns licensed; basic guaranteed income implemented; legal aid for poor; violence off TV; more decent housing; and voting rights safeguarded. Committee says it's everyone's interest to solve poor, black, and young's problems.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Eisenhower says President Nixon concerned and pledges to study report
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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