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USSR Grain Sale / Government Regulations #231737

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 07, 1974
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(Studio) Abrupt cancellation of $500 million grain sale to USSR serves as background for round of mtgs. Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz holds news conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Exporters to get government approval of exports to foreign cntrys. on voluntary basis. Mandatory controls may be instituted if voluntary means fail. Continental Grain Company claims Butz fully informed of USSR grain sale. [BUTZ - admits errors made; takes share of responsibility.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Chicago Bd. of Trade affected by grain deal stoppage; wheat, corn futures drop.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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