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Wheat / Baking Ind. #28535

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 1974
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(Studio) Baking industry warns wheat shortage could push bread prices up to $1.00 a loaf.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Baking industry wants government to impose controls on wheat exports. Russian wheat sale of 1970 responsible for present situation, according to bakers. [Bakers' coop spokesperson Robert SCHAUS - says no wheat stkpiles. exist; wheat prices to soar.] [Chairperson American Bakers' Association Bill MEAD - insists bread shortage will occur unless government acts on export restrictions.] [Assistant secretary of Agriculture Carroll BRUNTHAVER - doesn't think bread price will rise. Reasons given.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Matney, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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