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Drought / Heat Wave / Grain Inventories #321937

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Continue of heat wave and drought in South reported Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Bruce Hall) Buying of grain from government inventories by speculators in case drought persists reported [On "Face the Nation", Senator Patrick LEAHY - opposes speculation on grain prices.] Incrs. in grain prices (commodities futures) outlined on screen. [Undersecretary of Agriculture Richard GOLDBERG - discusses demand in mktplace.] Drought conds. reported [On "Face the Nation", National Weather Service spokesperson Don. GILMAN - explains weather pattern.] Backing up of barges on Mississippi River shown. [Assistant Secretary of Army Robert PAGE - says river will be kept open.]

Hall, Bruce;
Spencer, Susan

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