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Wheat Crop / World Food Crisis #232148

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 29, 1974
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(Studio) International Wheat Council predicts world wheat production to be 5% less than `73 crop. UN's Food and Agriculture Organization calls emergency mtg, in Rome, Italy, to discuss how to feed world's starving.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) Reason for meeting outlined. [US representative Richard BELL - says enough food available to feed hungry if financing can be found.]
REPORTER: Winston Burdett

(Studio) Incidentally, Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz apologizes for his joke with regard to Pope Paul, birth control and world hunger; details given. President Ford calls Butz to White House to rebuke him.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Burdett, Winston;
Cronkite, Walter

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