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Economy / Administration Farm Aid Plan / Steel Price Hike / Coal Ind. / Miller #257121

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 1978
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(Studio) Congress preparation of legislature to aid farmers noted. Admin. announcement of own plan to help farmers reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of administration plan to aid farmers' income for year, announced by Vice President Mondale and Agriculture Secretary Bergland, listed. Scheduled conference committee action on Senator bills that White House says could push inflation up reported [MONDALE - cites possible effects of Senator legislature and says administration won't accept it.] Mondale's statement promising veto from President Carter for any legislature resembling Senator bill cited.

(Studio) Announcements by United States Steel and Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel of rate hikes reported; raised prices stated by companies to be because of upcoming coal price incr. under new coal miners' contract. Reaction of Wage and Price Council noted. UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) bargaining cncl.'s approval of contract for construction workers reported UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold Miller's hospitalization after mild stroke mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McManus, Jim

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