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Agriculture / Price Supports / Drought #47824

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 1977
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(Studio) Agriculture Secretary Bergland announces price supports lower than what farmers and self had urged. White House announces more aid for drought-stricken areas.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) With additional aid, government cites need to conserve, as with energy. [Interior Secretary Cecil ANDRUS - says Americans beginning to realize water must be conserved.] [BERGLAND - effect of drought can't yet be measured.] Water projects cut in budget noted; 1 is Dallas Creek in Colorado. Admin. reasons for cuts noted.
REPORTER: Ann Compton (KBTV newsfilm)

Compton, Ann;
Walters, Barbara

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