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World Food Needs / American Grain Exports #472969

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 09, 1973
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(Studio) Incrd. demands abroad for American grain leads to lower supplies here and higher bread and flour prices. Controlling exports to other cntrys. would solve problem. If United States grain exports controlled, effects on food distribution in needy cntrys. outlined.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Tokyo, Japan) Japan buys more United States farm products than any other foreign market Japanese depend on overseas' sources for most food.

(Guatemala) Food care programs in Latin American supplied by United States grains; paid with United States tax money. Grain supplies may be cut. [Catholic Relief Francis VALVA - says nutritional gains made with children in food program to be reversed.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Mohall, North Dakota) If export controls not imposed, wheat farmers to benefit from wheat prices. Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz insists no export controls to be called for, but President may override Butz. [Farmer Dave WITTIMAN - believes controls will destroy farmer and United States relations with foreign mkts.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

(DC) Admin. doesn't want to impose controls, but foreign cntrys. buy more US food than United States has to spare. Public opinion and Congress likely to force admin. to enforce export controls.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Bell, Rebecca;
Delaney, Steve;
Kalber, Floyd;
Levine, Irving R.;
Rich, John

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