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War of Roses #296890

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) United States rose growers' competition with South American, European and Middle East growers examined; Colombia, Israel and Holland's impact on United States rose industry noted. [California grower Kee KITAYAmerican Medical Association - describes loss of mkts.] United States growers' call for legislature to keep out foreign competition cited. [Representative Leon PANETTA - explains argument of US growers.] Percentage of United States rose growers going out of business in recent years mentioned. [Roses Incorporated spokesperson James KRONE - claims foreign growers are subsidized.] [Florist Robert HAYNES - describes floral arrangement.] [Florists John SALETEL, Lupi ESPINOSA - criticize quality of South American and United States roses.]

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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