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Food Conference / Nixon / Protests #444007

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1969
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(Studio) White House Conf. on Food, Health, and Nutrition ends. $55-0 guaranteed income and free food stamps demanded. Food expert, Dr. Jean Mayer, says President extended food stamp plan to 350 counties.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Black representatives and minorities hold own meeting [Fannie Lou HAMER - says thinking about what's to be done for the poor in December] [Conf. representative Antonio TINAJERO - says President must declare national hunger emergency. Hungry Americans must be fed this winter. 2nd priority is guaranteed income.] Ayes win; Conf. ends. 150 militants promise to stay on until President Nixon acts.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Huntley, Chet;
Nessen, Ron

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