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Food Conference / Dissent #443943

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 03, 1969
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(Studio) White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health conts. Poor demand $5500 yearly guaranteed income, and want food to hungry fast.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Some delegates turn in meal tickets and fast to protest. [Welfare Rights Leader Mrs. Johnnie TILLMAN - says we planned vote on fixed income.] [Leader Dr. George WILEY - says people organization special plenary session on adequate income. Demand President Nixon give free food stamp plan for all counties before Christmas.] [Conference Chairperson Dr. Jean MAYER - says recommendations with full support better received than those of close vote.] Protesters want quick action.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Huntley, Chet;
Nessen, Ron

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