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Food Stamps / Baltimore Program #482588

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 08, 1975
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(Studio) Agriculture Department says food stamp allotments to increase in July. Because of recession, enrollment in food stamp program going up much faster than expected.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Baltimore, Maryland) People running food stamp program here desperate. No. of new applicants seeking food stamps has doubled. [Director food stamp program Maude HARVEY - concedes President and Department Agriculture could do something about situation.] Armored trucks go into areas where neediest people live to sell stamps to anyone proving they're qualified. Mayor William Schaefer sometimes goes with truck to let people know it's there.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:02:30

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