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Table of contents 
  •  Beginning of program; Gonzalez acknowledges WOAI-TV and KENS-TV for providing airtime 
  •  Sargent Shriver introduction  
  •  Sargent Shriver 
  •  Shriver outlines the local, decentralized nature of the economic opportunity program 
  •  Shriver commends the U.S. on being the first country to make such a compassionate program specifically for poor people 
  •  Cost of program; Shriver claims only 1.5 cents per tax dollar 
  •  Office of Economic Opportunity as an investment 
  •  Closing remarks 
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Title:Gonzales Report [with guest Sargent Shriver]
Description:Public address from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to his constituents in Bexar County, Texas. Features a guest appearance from Sargent Shriver, former director of the Peace Corps and current director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, talking about the effectiveness of his organization and showing a chart with a map of its programs in Texas. Mentions Neighborhood Youth Corps, Job Corps, Head Start and Upward Bound programs and the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Gonzalez acknowledges WOAI-TV and KENS-TV for providing airtime. Black and white picture with sound. Folder label notes that it is from April. Writing on leader reads "2798 Gonzalez, 14, 60."
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:circa 1965-1967
CreatorGonzalez, Henry B.
Location:2004-127/341, reel 4
Source:Gonzalez (Henry B.) Collection
Contributor:Shriver, Sargent (guest)
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:black-and-white film; sound tracks, 16mm