NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon tells Food, Health, and Nutrition Conf., United States can't live with conscience if people are hungry. Asks for support for 3 bills to stop poverty as source of hunger. Bills: Family Assistance Plan with $1600 income floor, with food stamps; expansion of food stamp plan, and Commission on Pop. Growth and American Future.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) 3000 delegates at hotel Conf. [President NIXON - says claim responsibility of ending malnutrition. 3 plans to help bring problem under control. To review Conf. recommendations.] [Conf. Delegate Marian EDELMAN - says need to ask President for immediate action. Talk good, but no need for people to go hungry 2-3 years]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen