NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1969
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(Studio) Agriculture Department to enact food stamp program to end hunger.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Agriculture Department to give away free food stamps to hungry. Plan to be used 1st in SC. Agriculture Secretary Clifford Hardin to give statement tomorrow. [Chairperson Hunger Committee George McGOVERN - says Hardin believes it possible to use funds provided by last yr's. appropriation act. Agriculture Department agrees to give free stamps to neediest people.] Some pols. oppose plan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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