NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 07, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Colonies of young drifters infiltrate college towns, unable to find productive place in society.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber
(Berkeley, California) Because of economy conditions, new version of down and out exists. Latter-day hobos blend in easily with college crowd. [Prof. Henry MILLER says drifter's life miserable.] Most drifters are children of blue collar workers. [John HUSKINS - explains how hard it is to get job.] Street people may get 1 free meal, sleep wherever place available and get money any way possible. [HUSKINS - says he's been on road since age 14.] Broken home factor noted.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.