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Wheat #266073

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) Lack of transportation for this year's bumper wheat crop and ensuing problems examined. [Lucas Cnty., Kansas, Jay MINEAR - comments.] Shortage of RR cars cited as crux of problem. [Phillips Cnty., Kansas, Alan STATES - discusses railroad car shortage.] Incrd. cost of shipping grain by truck noted. [Keith MILLER - comments on weather-damage.] [SD Agriculture Department Clint ROBERTS - comments.] Crisis reported intensified by millers' strike in Duluth, Minnesota; details given.
REPORTER: Don Webster (KELO-TV newstape) (KDLH-TV newstape)

Mudd, Roger

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