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Beef Co-Op. / Texas #43688

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1976
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(Studio) Beef prices up. Report on Texas ranchers.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Near Fort Worth, Texas) [President Ranchers' Mkts. Lee PERKINS - cites money losses 1 1/2 years ago.] Perkins got 6 friends in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas to form co-operative They process own meat and opened 4 butcher shops. [PERKINS - says co-operative was way to save their business Middleman will survive.] Co-op means lower beef prices to consumers.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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