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Wholesale Prices Drop / Farmers' Plight #239371

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 1975
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(Studio) Govt. reports whsle. prices drop 0.8% in last month Prices of farm prdts. now 15% below prices of year ago, though retail food prices higher. Farmers confused and unhappy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Richmond, Illinois) [Jack YOUNG - wants government to do away with export controls so farmers can participate in world market Knows farmers confused over situation; consumers must be even more confused.] Eggs sold to Chicago supermarket chain for 57.; market retails eggs at 73 cents per dozen; farmer losing money on eggs.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:01:40

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