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Consumer Protection: Peanut Butter #135100

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 08, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Consumer advocates shown delivering peanut butter sandwiches to members of Congress to protest the high cost of peanuts and peanut butter.

(Arlington, Virginia: Bill Greenwood) Reasons for high cost and short supply of peanut butter examined. [Three KIDS - praise peanut butter.] [School cafeteria manager Pat ZIMMERS - comments.] President Franklin D. Roosevelt recalled signing peanut price supports during Depression. [Consumer Alert's Scott PATTISON, Representative Charles HATCHER - offer differing opinions on restrictions on peanut farming.] Positions of Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bush on peanuts noted.

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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