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Trade Bill / Russian Wheat Deal #469662

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 10, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon asks Congress for broad new power to negotiate foreign trade arrangements. Trade with USSR growing. Nixon wants to grant Russia most favored ntns. status.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Houston, Texas) Wheat destined for USSR shipped out from Houston, Texas. Congress critics wheat deal say deal creating port and rail bottleneck. Freight car shortage driving up cost cattle feed, lumber, concrete, etc., some Congress say. Port authorities deny charges.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Japan also buying many American products.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Japanese buying American lumber, corn, soy beans, meat, art and diamonds. This increased demand drives prices up for American consumers.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George;
Perkins, Jack

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