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Corn Market #13758

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 13, 1971
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(Studio) Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz' plan to boost corn prices takes effect.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Lee Cnty, Illinois) [November 1971, Film shown.] Farmers produced more corn than market could absorb; prices dropped.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(Kansas City, Missouri) [Agriculture Department representative George EASTLING - says government to buy corn, thereby boosting trade.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago Board of Trade reflects programs. Democrat bill to support grain prices affects traders. [Grain merchant Howard STOTLER - says plans will lift prices, build strategic reserve.] Pol. timing of both plans on eve of campaign `72 noted.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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