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Heat Wave #292682

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 09, 1983
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(Studio) Cool weather said now in E., but heat wave noted continuing in corn belt, without hope of rain in sight. Effect on consumers noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) [IN farmer Dan FIESBECK - comments.] Situation in Nebraska noted. [Tennessee farmer James MOFFATT - likens farming to a crap game.] [Commodity analyst Conrad LESLIE - predicts about half last year's yield of corn.] Govt.'s PIK program noted. [LESLIE - notes weather's effect on consumer prices.] Soybean crop considered. Commodity market scenes shown. Food price rise predicted.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira (WOWT tape)

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith
Duration:
00:02:30

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