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Grain Export Investigation / USSR / Sales / ILA #241100

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1975
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(Studio) Grain handling company and 13 employees charged with multimillion theft of grain from New Orleans and Houston facilities.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Indictment charges Bunge Corporation with false keeping of records and charging foreign buyers for more grain than they received 1/3 of US grain moves through New Orleans. Investigations continuation of grain export bus. 1/3 of all grain inspectors here may be indicted, according to Senator Dick Clark.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) Continental Grain Company sells $600 million of corn and barley to USSR . Longshoremen talk of refusing to load United States grain on Soviet ships.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bal Harbour, Florida) Some longshoremen say last grain sale fueled inflation. [President International Longshoremen's Assn. Thomas GLEASON - feels resolution not to load any ships with American grain will pass. USSR will either sell wheat for profit or store it up.] Vote could come Wednesday
REPORTER: Tony Sargent

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce;
Sargent, Tony

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