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Coffee Prices / Study Results #249403

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1977
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(Studio) House agriculture subcommittee chairperson Fred Richmond releases results of 2-yr. study of coffee prices.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Richmond's blame of federal government detailed. [RICHMOND - cites cooperation of State Department with National Coffee Association of USA.] Congman.'s charges with regard to international coffee agreement, made in 1975, noted. [RICHMOND - says no consumer was invited to meeting] National Coffee Association to make response next week Other charges made by Richmond, with regard to frost in Brazil in 1974 and effort by Treasury Department on behalf of consumers and its defeat by State Department and coffee industry representatives Representative's request for further probes into coffee ind. and into similar arrangements in wheat, sugar and cocoa inds. noted.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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