NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 28, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Finance Committee rejects President Nixon's Welfare Reform program, substituting one requiring able welfare recipients to work. Senator Ribicoff denounces plan.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(DC) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Elliot Richardson and Labor Secretary James Hodgson denounce Committee plan as step backward to leaf-raking scheme of 1930's; with resultant bureaucratic monstrosity. [RICHARDSON - denounces workfare by massive civilian army of Federal employees.] [HODGSON - contrasts programs of administration and Senator Fin. Committee] Admin. now takes long struggle for Welfare Reform to Senate floor.
REPORTER: Paul Duke
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