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(Studio) Reagan administration said considering intensifying free food for the needy program due to farm surpluses.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Otego, New York) Role of dairy surplus in budget deficit explained, discussed; related statistics outlined on screen. [Agriculture Secretary John BLOCK - notes problem of too many dairy cows.] Cost of subsidy noted. [Community Nutrition Institution spokesperson Tom SMITH - likes role of price supports.] [National Milk Producers spokesperson Patrick HEALY - claims immediate boost to consumer would have negative long-range impact.] Pols. of issue considered.
REPORTER: Ray Brady
- Brady, Ray;
- Rather, Dan
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