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Office of Economic Opportunity Dismantlement #469703

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 1973
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(Studio) Office of Economic Opportunity chief Howard Phillips says Office of Economic Opportunity will be dismantled eventually despite yesterday's court ruling dismantlement illegal.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Office of Economic Opportunity workers pleased with court ruling. [PHILLIPS - says budget contains no funds for OEO.] [Office of Economic Opportunity Union attorney Glenn GRAVES - says Phillips has lot to learn.]

(Studio) Office of Economic Opportunity employees around country react to Washington, DC court ruling.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cleveland, Ohio) [Mary Rose OAKAR - says employees feel helpless.] Morale at Office of Economic Opportunity offices has been bad here. Many employees have left. [Community Action Program spokesperson Ralph FINDLEY - says abrupt termination Office of Economic Opportunity programs very frightening to employees.] Office of Economic Opportunity employees realize fight is far from over.

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Lou;
Duke, Paul

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