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Beef Prices / Cattlemen Troubles #234884

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1974
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(Studio) Mid. West livestock farmers hold cattle and hogs off market to protest low market prices. Representatives of cattle and hog farmers confer with retailers and admin. officials at White House
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Agriculture Secretary Earl BUTZ - urges consumers to buy beef.] Problems facing cattlemen reviewed. [BUTZ - anticipates beef price increases in 3rd qtr. with leveling off in 4th quarter] [Vice President Gerald FORD - urges whslers. and retailers to reevaluate profit margin.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Mudd, Roger

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