NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Some Mid. West cattlemen and hog farmers refuse to send animals to market as protest against low prices. Mtg. held in Washington, DC to discuss problem.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Sioux City, Iowa) Cattle prices force some farmers into bankruptcy. Cattlemen place blame for low prices on several things; details given. [Cattle feeder Lyle HOMAN - thinks middleman making big profit; cattleman and consumer hurt.]
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
(DC) Supermkts. aren't passing lower beef costs on to consumer. Consumers urged to buy more meat. [Econ. cnsl. Kenneth RUSH - believes consumer should buy now because prices may get higher.] High meat prices have changed American's eating habits; less beef bought.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.