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Railroad Strike Effects #459627

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 03, 1971
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(Studio) $ millions worth of perishable vegetables lost due to railroad strike.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Chicago, Illinois) Clearing up freight backlog in Chicago will take 3 days; RRs may all ask for same freight cost increase; priority being given to midwest grain, West coast produce.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(California) Lettuce losses estimated over $2 1/2 million in Salinas valley; California agriculture suffering $35 million overall loss from railroad strike.
REPORTER: Jess Marlow

Brinkley, David;
Marlow, Jess;
Palmer, John

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