NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 05, 1969
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(Studio) November unemployment figure large, but because econ slowed and marginal, workers withdrew from labor market Unemployment drops from 3.9% to 3.4%.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Beaufort Cnty., SC) Cnty. known for hunger and malnutrition. Nebraska Dr. publicized conditions, as did Senator Ernest Hollings' tour of area. Cnty. distributes food stamps in town, and at regional offices and through mail. Nutrition aides advise families how to cook. Foods for mothers and babies prescribed. [Dr. Don GATCH - says attitude changed. Hard to find roundworm now.] Other poverty programs begun. [State Senator James WADDELL - says wanted to overcome bad publicity. A lot done out of compassion.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs