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Meat Scandal / Senate #43285

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1976
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(Studio) Report on military meat scandal.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) State Beef Company of Boston's owner,Abe Cohen, denies price fixing. [Ex-general manager G&G Packing Company Ferdinand ROMANO - says there was price fixing by G&G Packing Company and State Beef.] [Subcommittee chairperson Senator Lawton CHILES - asked who participated.] [ROMANO - says owner of G&G Harry Goldberg and Cohen participated.] [COHEN - says didn't meet with Goldberg with regard to price fixing.] Romano describes details of meat sales fraud. [Senator Lowell WEICKER - suggest Army get out of meat inspecting business] Army recruits still being trained to be meat insps.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Fort Sam Houston, Texas) Meat inspection training shown. Chiles calls the disclosures the tip of the iceberg.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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