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Fuel Shortage / Food Prices #226664

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 1973
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(Studio) Ripple effect of energy crisis discussed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dade Cnty., Florida) Moving Florida fruits and vegetables to North mkts. becomes more and more difficult because of fuel crisis. Food crisis may result. [Tomato grower Charlie CARPENTER - believes average person unaware of seriousness of food situation.] [Tomato buyer Mickey POSNICK - insists consumer to pay more for food.] As cost of diesel fuel rises, so will food.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

(Studio) Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz predicts tight food situation next year
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard

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