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Hunger in America / Nixon Plan #445926

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon says government to spend $1 billion yearly on food aid program. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch and Agriculture Secretary Clifford Hardin support Nixon program before Senator George McGovern's hunger committee
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Hunger becomes political issue. [McGOVERN - says Nixon program doesn't give enough funds to end hunger. $270 million in 1970 not enough.] [FINCH - says reform in public assistance programs needed. Cash assistance is most useful and dignified form of aid.] $270 million to come out of military budget.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Vanocur, Sander
Duration:
23:53:00

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