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US-USSR Wheat Deal #18628

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 28, 1972
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(Studio) 1st shipment of United States wheat bound for USSR being loaded.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Kansas City, Missouri) Film shows trainload of wheat. Shipments putting strain on railroad. Grain also going by barge, but prices rising due to increased traffic. Labor troubles, bad weather, all contribute to difficulty of shipping. Santa Fe system spokesperson say trains will keep running.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham (narrates)

(No site given) [Interstate Commerce Commission spokesperson Thomas BRYNE - in interview says such large shipment (11 million tons) naturally causing difficulties.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Houston, Texas) Russians responsible for chartering and scheduling ships to pick up wheat.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:03:00

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